Sidney Blumenthal

Recent Articles

James Chace, 1931-2004

James Chace was what an intellectual, a citizen, and a friend ought to be. He had the soul and style of a poet, a profound sense of history, was both rooted in the place from where he originally came and cosmopolitan, a man of the world and the republic of letters, and whose liberalism of spirit and politics derived from his wide experiences but ultimately his being as an inviolate American.

Return of the Native

Isolationism is rising among Republicans along with antigovernment fervor. Is Bob Dole -- as Newt Gingrich says -- another Bob Taft?

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