The Brit Grifters and the Designated American Suckers

The Brit Grifters and the Designated American Suckers When Britain sends its people, they’re not sending their best. They’re sending people that have lots of problems, and they’re bringing those problems with us

A Crank Theory of Seymour Hersh Over the weekend Seymour Hersh published his latest interminably long investigative bombshell—and it’s a doozy. The 2011 killing of Osama Bin Laden by U.S. special operations forces, Hersh alleges, was an elaborately produced bit of national security theater. Contrary to claims by Obama administration officials, senior members of Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence were fully aware of...

Je Suis Pamela Geller? Since Pamela Geller likes to fashion herself a heroine of the Jewish people, let me use a Yiddish word to describe her: shanda. Shanda means “shame,” and it’s usually used to describe a person or behavior that shames or embarrasses the Jewish community. It is hard to think of an American Jewish public figure of...

The Long Road of Redemption for One Gay Public Servant One of John Berry’s proudest moments in a lifetime of government service involved a very public apology. On June 24, 2009, Berry, then the director of the Office of Personnel Management, stood on a stage alongside first lady Michelle Obama before a packed auditorium. With them was Frank Kameny, a World War II combat veteran...

Bad King Klaus The Failings of a Czech President

Hungary's Pit Bull Prime Minister How one of Europe’s most celebrated anti-communists become the bad boy of the continent.

The Deceits of Seymour Hersh Chronicling a singular career in meretricious journalism.