27 June 2006 - Tuesday

Reading list

Sam Anderson profiles the paradoxical Garrison Keillor.

The blogger at Recollections suggests that "hate the sin, love the sinner" misses the point.

Christina Lamb traveled to Afghanistan to report on reconstruction there. She says we have abandoned the Afghans.

Timothy Furnish traces the history of democratic reform in the Ottoman Empire.

HNN debunks "the top 5 myths about the Fourth of July."

Ryan Sager believes the GOP is now losing its appeal among populists. I've been convinced for some time that brazen populism is the main reason for the Republicans' recent successes. In still thinking of themselves as champions of the common American, the Democrats have been deluding themselves. For the real American heartland, look to Wal-Mart.

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