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Pope Garry the Great: Bare Ruined Choirs?
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Pope Garry the Great: Bare Ruined Choirs?

        “He that is proud eats himself up; pride is his own glass, his own trumpet, his own chronicle.”
—William Shakespeare, Troilus and Cressida

What shall we say of Garry Wills who, with a doctorate in the classics, once purportedly showed

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The World Turned Upside Down

A truly startling, topsy-turvy race is being run for governor of Illinois. U.S. Representative Glenn Poshard, the Democrat, is embracing more conservative positions on culture and social policy; Illinois Secretary of State George Ryan, the Republican, is running away with

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A Dishonored President

Bill Clinton may be the most dishonored President in American history, but who is to blame for his ascension to the White House? George Bush, who waged an incompetent campaign for reelection? Bob Dole, tongue-tied and incomprehensible, unburdened by principle?

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Liberal Charity

Which is the main bastion of institutional liberalism: government or the corporate boardroom, which in addition to its own leftist philanthropy also funds multimillion-dollar foundations? With a cutback in public spending possible, due to voter disenchantment, the answer may be