ChroniclesnMAGAZINE 0 F AMERICAN CULTUREnPERSPECTIVEnThe Audacity of Hatenby Thomas FlemingnVIEWSnThe Obama Presidencynby Doug BandownThe triumph of (lots of) experience over (a little) hope?nBoogaloo Down Broadwaynby Tony OuthwaitenThe charade of liberal change.nThe Revelations of the Obama Plannby David A. HartmannChange we can’t afford.nObama on Foreign Policynby Ted Galen CarpenternA mysterious work in progress.nROUND TABLEnAleksandr Solzhenitsynnby WajTie Allensworth, Srdja Trifkovic, and John LukacsnREVIEWSnTrue—or New?nby W. James An tie IIInMark Krikorian: TheNew Case Against ImmigrationnClyde Wilson on Sen. Jim Webb’s A Time to Fight:nReclaiming a Fair and Just America •#• Jack Trotternon Anthony Bukoski’s North of the Port ^ Chris Channon Chesterton on War and Peace, Michael W Perry, ed. -^nCORRESPONDENCEnLetter From Thailand: The Greening of the Gold Rushnby Hariy NicolaidesnVITAL SIGNSnPOLITICS: Nobody’s Bagboynby Jack TrotternCarolina CouragenbyJeffMinickn10n14n16n20n23n26n30n33n39n43n45nCOLUMNSni.’^l ‘n….^^mmm’M i.nMericlacitvnSINS OF OMISSION 13nby Roger D. McGrathnUNDER THE BLACK FLAG 2 9nby Taki TheodoracopulosnBREAKING GLASS 37nby Philip JenkinsnTHE ROCKFORD FILES 38nby Scott P. RichertnEUROPEAN DIARY 41nby Andrei NavrozovnTHE AMERICAN INTEREST 42nby Srdja TrifkovicnIN THE DARK ilnVicky Cristina Barcelonanby George McCartneynTHE HUNDREDTH MERIDIAN 49nby Chilton Williamson, Jr.nDEPARTMENTSnPOLEMICS & EXCHANGES 4nAMEMCAN PROSCENIUM 5nCULTURAL REVOLUTIONS 6nPOETRYnCalifornia Condor and 9nLouder Than Words by Paul LakenON THE COVERnnnCover by George McCartney, Jr.nInside illustrations by Melanie Anderson.nOCTOBER 2008/3n