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Entries by Michael Sigman from 12/2011

'Tis the Season for GOP Exit Strategies

| Posted 12.04.2011 | Comedy

For Republican presidential hopefuls, a finely-honed exit strategy can be even more important than winning.

Hitchens Debunked Facile Maxims to the End

| Posted 12.19.2011 | Media

Hitchens was so prolific, one had to pick and choose among his many books, essays and journalism. During his last years, Hitchens' writing remained amazingly muscular even as his body betrayed him.

Are There Limits to Forgiveness?

| Posted 12.27.2011 | Huffington Post

I love Buddhism and I'm all for forgiveness among us flawed humans. But only after unrepentant mass murderers who outstrip every definition of evil Webster's can muster are, to paraphrase President Obama, taken off the field.

Resolution For 2012: Enjoy Yourself

| Posted 12.29.2011 | Fifty

New Year's resolutions tend to focus on denying ourselves stuff we love, on the assumption that if it feels good it must be bad. But why not just pick out something you love and resolve to enjoy yourself?