Vol. 35 • November 2002 • No. 6

The Continuing Crisis 8
Tyrell, R. Emmett Jr.
Correspondence 10
Democrat Suicide Watch 14
Fund, John H.
From Low to High 16
Wesbury, Brian S.
The Squirminator 18
Neumayr, George
"Someone Will Die" 20
Methvin, Eugene H.
Medicine By Mandarins 22
Gottlieb, Scott
Why Government Can't Do Science 24
Bethell, Tom
Tony Award 26
Johnson, Paul
The East Is Green 28
Gilder, George
A Talk with Steve Moore 32
Learning from Israel: Even a superpower can't cure what ailsthe Middle East 36
Grossman, Edward
The Age of Genetic Technology Arrives 40
Kass, Leon R.
Man For All Seasons: Chuck Colson would run over his grand-mother to help prison inmates. Almost. 47
Aitken, Jonathan
Dark Sage: Reconsidering H. L. Mencken 50
Tyrrell, R. Emmett Jr.
Book of Christmas: Our annual list of holiday gift suggestions from distinguished readers and writers 54
Ben Stein's Diary 62
Stein, Ben
The Talkies: Immune From Criticism 65
Bowman, James
Two Sides of Bush Two: Bill Sammon'sFighting Back 67
Gurdon, Hugo
Where's the Beef?: Mattew Scully's Dominion: The Power of Man, the Suffering of Animals 68
Lott, Jeremy
Ken Starr Writes a Book: First Among Equals: The Supreme Court in American Life 70
Sentelle, David B.
Cult of Kurt: Kurt Cobain's Journals 71
Skinner, David
The Great American Saloon Series: The Bourbon Beat 74
Babbin, Jed
Public Nuisances 76
Tyrell, R. Emmett Jr.
Current Wisdom 82
Jackasses, Assorted

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