Heading for a blog primary
: I have new competition in my bid for president via Fox and the blogosphere. This guy has a platform already. But who ever believes a platform?
Larry Summers, post-PC hero
: Harvard President Larry Summers is proving to be the hero of the post-PC era.
This week, he deftly, carefully, and even reluctantly asked whether all the anti-Israeli belching at Harvard and elsewhere in the academic left is a sign of a growing antisemitism.
But where anti-Semitism and views that are profoundly anti-Israeli have traditionally been the primary preserve of poorly educated right-wing populists, profoundly anti-Israel views are increasingly finding support in progressive intellectual communities. Serious and thoughtful people are advocating and taking actions that are anti-Semitic in their effect if not their intent….
And some here at Harvard and some at universities across the country have called for the University to single out Israel among all nations as the lone country where it is inappropriate for any part of the university