Monday, June 18, 2007

The Daily Digest

Gunning for a schedule C position (i.e., a political appointee), but been critical of the administration? Befriend Bill Kristol.

The New Yorker's press critic, Ken Auletta, profiles the WSJ's technology critic, Walter Mossberg.

Ryan Lizza does what he does best: profile a politician. First it was George Allen. Recently it was Jim Webb. Now it's Bill Richardson's turn in the hottest seat in print journalism.

Charles Krauthammer finds meaning in the perpetual presidential campaign. "The first two [purposes]—testing the candidates' managerial and consensus-building skills—are undeniably useful. But like most Americans, I find it is the third—the gratuitous humiliation of our would-be kings—that makes it all worthwhile."