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Ross Douthat Watch

A Hole in the Hole

Linda Hirshman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Linda Hirshman

What in the world did the New York Times think it was doing with Ross Douthat? Is this the frog that keeps jumping long after its brain function has stopped?

New Conservative Times Columnist Debuts -- With "Cheney for President" Call

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Greg Mitchell

It seems that Ross Douthat was falsely billed as the new "conservative columnist" -- another "thinking man's" righty like David Brooks, and an upgrade on Bill Kristol.

Newspaper Boy: Announcing Ross Douthat Watch

Linda Hirshman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Hirshman

Douthat may be pulling the discourse rightward from his high perch for a very long time. The Chief Justice John Roberts of punditry.