I know what you’re thinking, I’m being a show-off area specialist, Asian language names can be hard for anglophones (and vice versa), and who cares about KIS anyway, because this … Continue reading The Awful State of US Punditry on the North Korea Crisis: Bill Richardson called Kim Il Sung ‘Kim Yun Sum,’ or something like that, on CNN Yesterday
I’ve been thinking a lot about the war this month. I’ll be teaching it in the next few weeks at school because of the decade anniversary (March 20). My quick … Continue reading Iraq 10 Years Later (1): How Culpable is Academic International Relations?
On Interstate 71, south of Columbus; Ohio’s most famous sign So it’s election time, which means CNN, etc. will be filled with pundits with only the vaguest credentials – … Continue reading Five Election-Explaining Clichés I really don’t want to hear this Tuesday
Last time I checked, 7M is twice as large as 3.5M. Therefore, if a 3.5M margin of victory is somehow a ‘mandate’, wouldn’t it stand to reason that 7M is … Continue reading Explain this to me, and use small words because I’m pretty stupid
I know, I know. Anybody who reads our little blog has already seen this clip. But because I’ve been feeling madly, truly, and deeply annoyed at American political punditry lately, … Continue reading Our talking heads! They are broken!
Listen people, Palin delivered a friggin speech. That someone else wrote. Biden delivered a speech. That someone else wrote. Obama delivered a speech. That he apparently wrote at least part … Continue reading Until she spoke for herself…
The youtube video of Peggy Noonan and Mike Murphy saying what they really think about McCain’s pick of Palin as VP will obviously get a lot of play among left-wing … Continue reading The punditry game
Henry V did not begin the Hundred Years’ War. That is all.