Happy Monday-after-Thanksgiving! Here’s what we put up for you to read over the weekend:
Over at Postmodern Conservative , Peter Lawler thinks about football (“its sobering to know that the location of football excellence in our country . . . is now in the particular state of Alabama”) along with Marc Chagall (previously featured here ), a thread that is picked up by Carl Scott here . Meanwhile, Pete Spiliakos wonders about a Scott Walker presidency, Carl Scott wants to know WWJMR , Peter Lawler watches teen movies, and James Ceasar has a list of presidents he prefers to Obama: James Buchanan, Warren G. Harding, and . . . Jimmy Carter.
Dr. Boli goes to the opera (” Giuditta tells the story of the doomed love affair between Octavio . . . and Giuditta, a beautiful woman with the brains of a gerbil”), observes Thanksgiving customs all over the world, teaches us history , and writes a play . He also brings us two new installments of the Illustrated Edition ( one , two ).
Here at First Thoughts , Gene Fant watches Frozen , Carl R. Treuman thinks Virgil is probably worth it, David Mills takes on people who have lost the standing to speak, Collin Garbarino has a zero-tolerance policy for plagiarists . . . and Robert P. George points out that while recipients of national honors will always annoy somebody, Bill Clinton was a particularly annoying choice.