Rick Hertzberg, at The New Yorker, not only takes on the filibuster, but usefully reminds people who tend to pay homage to the Federalist Papers as if they were Sacred Writ, that they were op-eds written by men who sometimes did not even believe in the arguments they were making. As always with Hertzberg, crisp writing and incisive thinking.
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In This Issue
- Editorial: Clear all obstacles from the path to peace with Iran
- Conservative corners have tepid take on Pope Francis' environment encyclical
- Where Pope Francis stands when it comes to women
- This issue's Special Section: Summer Books
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