Daily Archives: March 4, 2009

Probably More Succinctly Describes The Ethos of the Just-Passed Era Better Than Anything Else

This bit, from a Michael Lewis story about the collapse of the Icelandic economy in this month’s Vanity Fair: The rocks beneath Reykjavík may be igneous, but the city feels sedimentary: on top of several thick strata of architecture that should be called Nordic Pragmatic lies a thin layer that will almost certainly one day […]

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Not That I Was Planning to Send Him a Gift Basket Anyway

But in the light of these newly-released DOJ memoranda, John Yoo has firmly lodged himself in the upper echelons of my “People I Shouldn’t Be in the Same Room With, Because Then I Am Likely to Be Arrested For Spitting In Their Face, And You Should Know ‘Spitting In Their Face’ Is Actually a Euphemism […]

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