The rower looks like a cyborg plugged into a machine. He is 6'5" and 205 pounds of lean, sculpted muscle, and he is not alone. A short bespectacled gray-haired man with latex-gloved hands sits patiently by his side, clipboard in hand.
Parody, satire, humor, and puns are fully part of the marketplace of ideas, and it is unacceptable for a university like Tufts to violate its promises and abuse its "bias incident" policy to decide which jokes may or may not be told on campus.
Rupert Murdoch's got problems. But there's an easy way for him to save his company: Turn the News Corporation into a Wall Street bank. There won't be any prosecutions, and the government will even sweeten the deal with billions of dollars in easy money.
Pressure is growing on the Justice Department to produce supposedly "deleted" e-mails that could reveal whether government lawyers in the Bush administration were instructed to devise legal justifications for torture.