In a Dec. 10 " Movies," Josh Levin originally said that of "the 50 highest-grossing films of the decade, Hancock is the only live-action movie that's not either a sequel or based on an existing property." The Day After Tomorrow also meets those specifications.
In the Dec. 10 "Jurisprudence," Dahlia Lithwick wrote that professor Michael Dorf teaches at Columbia law school. He is at Cornell.
In a Dec. 9 "Politics," Timothy Noah stated, incorrectly, that the Federal Employees Health Benefit Program, which provides health insurance to federal employees, includes only for-profit health insurance. It includes both for-profit and nonprofit health insurance.
In the Dec. 7 "Fighting Words," Christopher Hitchens misspelled the Virginia suburb of McLean and misstated that Sarah Palin attended the University of Hawaii; it was Hawaii Pacific College.
In the Dec. 4 "Bidenisms," Jeremy Stahl misspelled Gary Locke's name.
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