With the tragedy of New Orleans and a still-blooming insurgency in Iraq, do we really need Donald Trump and Martha Stewart as our primary cultural icons?
I believe we are indeed at war (four years next week), and as many have said, the shared sacrifices, save the spike in gas prices and $1 "support our troops" bumper stickers, are about zero.
Before blogging became all the rage, Tom was posting book reviews and Observations (essentially early blog posts) to this site. You can find the archives below.
What we're talking about
on the front page.