September 2007

In This Issue

Joshua Green on Karl Rove; Matthew Scully on Michael Gerson's careerist machinations; Robert D. Kaplan on the B-2 bomber; James Fallows on Macau; Clive Crook on Private Equity; B.R. Myers on the amoral gourmet; Christopher Hitchens on Edmund Wilson; Wayne Curtis visits the hippies of Guatemala; and much more.

Features

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The Rove Presidency

Karl Rove had the plan, the power, and the historic chance to remake American politics. What went wrong?

Present at the Creation

The only person the speechwriter Michael Gerson made look better than President Bush was Michael Gerson. The shaping of a Washington reputation, as witnessed by a White House colleague

Media

Articles on journalism by H.L. Mencken, Ralph Pulitzer, David Halberstam, Walter Lippmann, and James Fallows

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