Scribd advertises itself as a social publishing web site where you can upload your writings and documents instantly and discover unique content. They don't add that you can also steal people's books, but you sure can.
By now it's clear what Breitbart is selling. The real question is why the mainstream media and Democratic politicians bought it. Breitbart is a con artist, but con artists only succeed if consumers don't know they are being conned -- or don't care.
Word has just reached us that Robert Kagan -- one of the top tier serious intellectuals among neoconservatives, and currently Senior Fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace -- is moving his franchise over to Brookings.
Beyond all of the indulgence of VIP lists, select tables, black tie and gown, meet and greet stuff at this gathering is that there were real moments of serious policy and political discussion that were not trivial.
There are some passages about boxing and theater in Between Meals. Let your eyes pass quickly over them. Food is Liebling's great topic, and that's what you're here for. And on this subject, Liebling delivers one great scene after another.