Category Archive: Frank Rich

Everybody’s Right

An accelerant doesn’t cause a fire–but it can sure make it burn.  But even a lot of it, as anyone who has tried to start damp charcoal with lighter fluid, might not be… Continue reading

Things We Have All Known

Three things, this week—a television show, a newspaper article, and a book—have brought home to me once again just how appalling the U.S. failure in Iraq has been, how duplicitous, how poorly planned,… Continue reading

David Brooks: “Blogger”

Almost a year ago, now, Nicholas Lemann wrote a piece in The New Yorker called “Amateur Hour: Journalism Without Journalists.” Though he was directing his words at bloggers, Lemann could have been talking… Continue reading