A Rhetorical Question

From the October 2008 Print Edition

The Anti-Intellectual Presidency: The Decline of Presidential Rhetoric from George Washington to George W. Bush by Elvin T. Lim Oxford University Press, 208 pages, $24.95 In our times, we are not surprised that in policy statements slogans will be valued over explanations and parsimony of words . . . . Continue Reading »

Race & Inequality: An Exchange

From the May 2002 Print Edition

J. L. A. Garcia During the 1980s, Glenn Loury was one of the most influential and formidable conservative thinkers on race in America. But beginning in the mid“1990s, he began to move leftward on the political spectrum. In addition to criticizing major conservative thinkers in print, including . . . . Continue Reading »