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In the Age of Cynicism

Article: In the Age of Cynicism

At 9:45pm Tuesday night, an old friend from my hometown called me from London, where he has been living for the past several years. Since he expatriated himself our communication has been confined to annual visits in Berkeley during the holidays, occasional emails and every-now-and-then spontaneous chats on Facebook. But I made him promise to…

Don't Hate Her Because She's Beautiful!

Article: Don't Hate Her Because She's Beautiful!

Sarah Palin is driving “liberal feminists” crazy because she is “attractive,” “competent” and “very happy,” according to Bill Bennet and McCain’s campaign manager Rick Davis. On Bennet’s radio show [www.youtube.com] yesterday, together, the two guys finally cracked the code on the frustration coming from women on the left: DAVIS: It’s a threat to them. These…