DAVID BROOKS AND THE ENDLESS GRIFT OF THE CONSERVATIVE COMMENTARIAT
How do you get rich? Writing last month in the preferred mode of his late careerthe hastily written commencement addressDavid Brooks let his readers in on one weird trick that will help them enter the upper crust of the upper crust. If you want to make bank, Brooks wrote, forget tech. The real . . .
DOES BIDEN WANT LESS WAR OR JUST
WAR WITH MORE RULES?
A clandestine airstrike here, a little diplomacy there, a wink and a nudge to America's favorite Saudi failson dictator, and some paeans to democratic accountability at homePresident Joe Biden's foreign policy is taking shape. If you believe the soothing platitudes emanating from the new . . .
CALL THE FOSSIL FUEL INDUSTRY'S NET-ZERO BLUFF
This week marked a kind of coming out party for the Biden-era fossil fuel industry. At CERAWeek, the industry's annual energy conference, its top brass talked about how eagerly they're participating in an energy transition that will allegedly happen at some point, eventually. The American Petroleu . . .