On the literary works of Russian author Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn.
The vague terms that populate our political discourse encourage lazy and often deeply biased thinking.
It was not the West's proudest moment when President Roosevelt complained to Stalin at the Yalta Conference that "Poland has been a source of trouble for over five hundred years."
In the margin of a public speaker's manuscript was the notation: "Weak point. Shout."
From the first time I saw Mr. Obama, his First Inaugural, I said to myself, "This is a classical tyrant."
The Middle East conflict is framed as one of the most complex problems in the world. But, in reality, it's very simple.
Just as everyone has his favorite crime, so everyone has his favorite dictator.
Anger is always a hazard of politics in ages of rapid change, but it has not always been as dangerous as it is now.
The good news is that she lost. The bad news is that he won.
The older, raw, honest tyrannies told people what not to speak. But the new, wilier versions, midwifed by our famous human rights overseers, are proposing to insist on what we must speak.