The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

Pundette Likes Herman Cain

Our longtime blog-friend has a nice aggregation about the surging GOP presidential candidate who — in case you didn’t notice — is black. I’ve written entire 1,200-word columns about Cain for the American Spectator that never mentioned his race. And it’s funny at times to see MSM reporters try to find a less-than-awkward way to introduce […]

Mike Capuano: Thug 4 Life

“He’s a thug, plain and simple,” says Pundette, after Massachusetts Democrat Rep. Mike Capuano demonstrated the liberal “New Tone” at a union rally in Boston: “I’m proud to be here with people who understand that it’s more than just sending an email to get you going. Every once and awhile you need to get out on the […]

‘Disgusting’ Childbirth?

Megan McArdle hasn’t had any babies yet, but she knows women who have: The women I know who have given birth, whether pro-life or pro-choice, do not romanticize it. They speak, of course, of the miracle that it is. But they also speak, often rather too frankly, of how difficult and often disgusting the process […]

Sodomy Is Not Pro-Life

Just pointing that out for the benefit of Andrew Sullivan who claims to be Catholic — e.g., his post about Epiphany — and seizes upon Ross Douthat’s pro-life column today to make a plea for “expanding adoption opportunities.” Nudge. Nudge. While it’s tragic, I suppose, that Sully isn’t a zillionaire rock star who can afford […]

Pundette Schools Christopher Buckley

Why were so many intellectuals such chumps for Change? Former fan Christopher Buckley isn’t feeling the thrill anymore, either. The first-class temperament and impressive writing talents never panned out . . . Mr. Buckley probably cringes at the sound of their names, but Sarah Palin and Joe the Plumber read Obama like a book. They were exactly […]