The Best Of The Brothers

The incomparable James Fallows writes on how David Petreaus is getting the "full New Jesus" treatment from President Bush. Fallows notes:

Before he went to Ft. Leavenworth, David Petraeus' assignment was to create an Iraqi defense force -- to allow them to "stand up" so Americans could "stand down." His approach was shrewd, intelligent, wise, and an improvement at what had gone before. But it failed. The problem was bigger than he wa

The intelligent Ross Douthat and the indubitable Matthew Yglesias debate Harry Potter.

The in-love Andrew Sullivan posts a very cute picture of Barack O.