"How the obsession of a few neocon hawks became the central goal of U.S. foreign policy": Joshua Micah Marshall explains in the Washington Monthly.
Are Bloggers Parasites?
John Hiler of Microcontent News on the emerging media ecosystem.
Their Own Worst Enemies
The National Review's Deroy Murdock frets about all the reasons Bush has given the GOP faithful to stay home on election day this fall. "Bush guards his political capital like an heirloom rather than invest it for even greater gains."