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Do they really think women are that dumb?

I think one of the ongoing problems with the term “misogyny” is that, for many people, it conjures up strictly images of those men (and some women) who exhibit a really obvious hatred of women—people who say rape victims were asking for it, the scary dudes who troll Salon Broadsheet…

Look, Ma, I Got All Es!

In the midst of bemoaning the fact that smart people might be in charge soon, Joseph Epstein says the following: The assumption here is that having all these good students–many of them possibly “toll-frees,” as high-school students who get 800s on their SATs used to be known in admissions offices–running…

Lowering expectations

Thank you for writing this post, Ezra, seriously. It’s been bothering me that in both debates we’ve seen so far, it was just assumed that the government is going to have to tighten its belt because of the recession. You don’t need a degree in economics to see why that’s…

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