Sunday, February 6, 2011

Obligatory Super Bowl post

February 6, 2011

My sports watching has diminished since school and college, so that I haven’t seen a Super Bowl in several years. And although my second favorite team growing up (after the Dolphins) was Green Bay, I won’t be watching this one either. As the Internet has challenged TV as America’s true favorite distraction, national events like […]

Read the full article →

Mitt Romney and the problem of porn

February 6, 2011

Karl Rove’s most famous campaign strategy was to turn his opponent’s greatest perceived strength against him: John Kerry had won three Purple Hearts in Vietnam while George W. Bush served spottily in the Texas National Guard. Aside from the charges of flip-flopping, however, the most effective damage to Kerry came–whether instigated by Rove or not–from […]

Read the full article →