Archive for December 22nd, 2008

Cry Wolf: A Political Fable »

By pure luck, I stumbled into author Paul Lake, the poetry editor of First Things, and then read his novel Cry Wolf: A Political Fable. Cry Wolf is a 21st-century update on George Orwell’s Animal Farm. Political correctness, upside-down notions of “fairness,” and the prodding of the sophistical Owl (“the Professor”) lead the orderly…
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Arnold Should Return to Hollywood »

When Arnold Schwarzenegger ran for governor in 2003, his supporters touted his independence, outsider status, and inspiring life story as the quintessential American dream. His detractors mocked his inexperience, but he indeed stood as a great example of what was possible in America. This immigrant worked tirelessly and rose to the top in the…
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