The Pitfalls of Presidential Priestliness

The Pitfalls of Presidential Priestliness

One of the most resonant details from The New York Times’ recent feature on the Obama administration’s targeted killing program is the president’s apparent fondness for the writings of Thomas Aquinas and Augustine of Hippo, two early Christian...

America the Exceptional

We are the greatest country on earth. If you don’t believe it, just ask us. American “exceptionalism”–the declaration of which produces that warm feeling of knowing there’s nobody as good as you are–is a growth industry these days,...