The sign of an honest thinker is the ability to re-examine deeply-held beliefs and premises and, where necessary, to reverse himself or herself.  The sign of a smart writer is the ability to get to the bottom of the story and make it clear to the public.  Put them together and you get that most rare and precious of commodities, intellectual dynamism.  Andrew Sullivan and the Daily Dish have it. Few others do.

Read Juan at Informed Comment.

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