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Morganstern’s Batman footnote

(Scott Johnson) Joe Morganstern’s Wall Street Journal review of the new Batman movie was published in Friday’s paper and was obviously written in advance of the Aurora shootings. Morganstern appended the following “note about the perils of being a movie critic in the age of polarized fandom” to his review: I may have saved my life without realizing it by liking “The Dark Knight Rises
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Mukasey and McCarthy: Personal testimony

US Politics / Conservative : Power Line (last year)

(Scott Johnson) The Wall Street Journal published a book review by former Attorney General Michael Mukasey yesterday. Judge Mukasey (as I will refer to him here) is one great American. He was the trial judge in the case of the Blind... Read Post

An IRS scandal footnote

US Politics / Conservative : Power Line (9 months ago)

(Scott Johnson) Peggy Noonan returns to the multifarious IRS scandals in her Wall Street Journal column “Fortress IRS” (behind the WSJ subscription paywall, but accessible via Google). Here is her summary of the story to date: The s... Read Post

Munich 1972

US Politics / Conservative : Power Line (2 years ago)

(Scott Johnson) Daniel Johnson reviewed David Clay Large’s Munich 1972 in the weekend Review section of the Wall Street Journal. The review is titled Terror at the games.” Johnson salutes the book, just published yesterday, as repre... Read Post


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