Volume IV, Number 1, Winter 2003
From the Editor's Desk
Charles R. Kesler: Bipartisan Dreams
Terrence O. Moore: Wimps and Barbarians: The Sons of Murphy BrownToday's boys have little sense of how to be men.
Glenn Ellmers: Schwarzenegger's MomentFrom recall to reform.
Allen C. Guelzo: Learning to Love the FederalistsJefferson's opponents were awkward but indispensable.
David F. Forte: The True Story of Marbury v. MadisonWhy Chief Justice John Marshall was not a judicial activist.
Angelo M. Codevilla: No Victory, No PeaceWhat Rumsfeld's memo reveals, and conceals.
Reviews of Books
Andrew E. Busch: Breaking the Perfect Tiereview of The Emerging Democratic Majority, by John B. Judis;
and Electoral Realignments: A Critique of an American Genre, by David R. Mayhew
Douglas A. Jeffrey: Red-BaitingA review of Made in Texas: George Bush and the Southern Takeover of American Politics, by Michael Lind
Arnold Beichman: Out Of GasA review of The Long Detour: The History And Future Of The American Left, by James Weinstein
Gerard Alexander: Utopia's VictimsReviews of Gulag: A History, by Anne Applebaum;
Koba the Dread: Laughter and the Twenty Million, by Martin Amis;
and A Century of Genocide: Utopias of Race and Nation, by Eric D. Weitz
Clifford Orwin: We Anti-NihilistsA review of Terror and Liberalism, by Paul Berman
David Tucker: A Long, Hard SlogReviews of No End to War: Terrorism in the Twenty-First Century, by Walter Laqueur;
Terrorism, Afghanistan, and America's New Way of War, by Norman Friedman;
Losing Bin Laden: How Bill Clinton's Failures Unleashed Global Terror, by Richard Miniter;
and Why America Slept: The Failure to Prevent 9/11, by Gerald L. Posner
Scott W. Johnson: The Party's Not OverA review of Spoiling for a Fight: Third-Party Politics in America, by Micah L. Sifry
Carnes Lord: The Nelson TouchA review of Nelson: Love and Fame, by Edgar Vincent
Albert Keith Whitaker: The Bible and PhilosophyReviews of The Beginning of Wisdom: Reading Genesis, by Leon R. Kass;
and Political Philosophy and the God of Abraham, by Thomas L. Pangle
Michael P. Zuckert: Father Of Our Country?A review of John Winthrop: America's Forgotten Founding Father by Francis J. Bremer
John Zvesper: Crass StruggleA review of A Leap in the Dark: The Struggle to Create the American Republic, by John Ferling
Forrest McDonald: Debt & TaxesReviews of A Free Nation Deep in Debt: The Financial Roots of Democracy, by James Macdonald;
and Republic of Debtors: Bankruptcy in the Age of American Independence, by Bruce H. Mann
Peter S. Onuf: Lewis And Clark, DeconstructedA review of Exploring Lewis and Clark: Reflections on Men and Wilderness, by Thomas P. Slaughter
Christopher Wolfe: Tipping The ScalesA review of The Cloaking of Power: Montesquieu, Blackstone, and the Rise of Judicial Activism, by Paul Carrese
Jeremy Rabkin: In the Looking GlassA review of The Majesty of Law: Reflections of a Supreme Court Justice, by Sandra Day O'Connor
William F. Buckley, Jr.: Tailgunner AnnA review of Treason: Liberal Treachery from the Cold War to the War on Terrorism, by Ann Coulter
Gordon Lloyd: American OriginalA review of Willmoore Kendall: Maverick of American Conservatives, edited by John A. Murley and John A. Alvis
Frederick R. Lynch: Immigration NightmaresReviews of a Invasion: How America Still Welcomes Terrorists, Criminals, and other Foreign Menaces to Our Shores, by Michelle Malkin;
and Mexifornia: A State of Becoming, by Victor Davis Hanson
Paul A. Cantor: The Economic MuseA review of The Literary Book of Economics, edited by Michael Watts
Sam Ratcliffe: Dangerous BooksA review of Not Seeing Red: American Librarianship and the Soviet Union, 1917-1960, by Stephen Karetzky
Pamela K. Jensen: Shakespeare's MetaphysicsA review of Of Philosophers and Kings: Political Philosophy in Shakespeare's 'Macbeth' and 'King Lear', by Leon Harold Craig
Cum Dignitate Otium
William Voegeli: Gatsby and the Pursuit of HappinessMoney and morals in the American dream.
Ricardo J. Quinones: Dostoevsky's Transcendent ArtJoseph Frank's classic biography of a classic novelist.
Elliott Banfield: The Fourth DimensionThe artistic limits of our visual age.