"He instinctively can find the shining greatness of our American culture and does a good job of highlighting it (although he also does have those rare lapses when he writes about hockey, but that is something caused by impurities in the Eastern waters or something)." Erik Keilholtz
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Thurston & Ginger: Dale Price's nickname for the new Democratic ticket. That's Nurse Jane Fuzzy Wuzzy in the right foreground.
Elsewhere: Penn fraternity brothers vote Bush the candidate they'd most trust to assist on a keg stand * Lileks appraises the loathsome Michael Moore and rips brown paper from a Stagworld gem. (Via ELC)
Favorite line of the week: Evelyn Waugh famously observed that ever since the Church stopped defrocking priests for sodomy, it has been difficult to find good proofreaders. (Roger Kimball at Armavirumque commenting on grammatical errors in the Clinton memoir)
Poets' Corner offers a fine online sampling of Hilaire Belloc, including several selections from Bad Child's Book of Beasts and Cautionary Tales * You can now win a Pulitzer for jazz. Nat Hentoff comments * A museum of contemporary art has sparked a revival in North Adams, Mass., but what will it ultimately mean for the locals?
From TNR: Is Pakistan being pressured by the Bush Administration to deliver Osama by election time?