The Rundown

July 31, 2007
  • Princeton’s Anne-Marie Slaughter urges a new approach to promoting democracy.
  • Eugene Robinson finally gets around to pointing out the 800-lb gorilla in the room in an article entitled “Will White America Elect Obama?”
  • Lilly Ledbetter, she of the recent controversial Supreme Court case Ledbetter v. Goodyear Rubber & Tire Co., calls for Congress to take a stronger stance against gender-based pay discrimination.
  • Matthew Yglesias, responding to Stanley Kurtz, basically agrees with the position I took yesterday regarding academic tenure.
  • Tom Ridge and Gen Barry McCaffrey argue for a renewed commitment to improving American soft power and diplomacy.