Last week, the president nominated Brett Kavanaugh to fill Anthony Kennedy’s seat on the Supreme Court. In conversation with Jonathan Silver, Mitchell Rocklin argues that Kavanaugh’s record suggests he will be inclined to defend religious liberty, particularly on issues pertaining to education. Rocklin goes on to discuss the current public conversation concerning freedom of religion, the American left’s abandonment of its once-solid commitment to this freedom, and the legacy of Justice Kennedy.
Anthony Kennedy, Brett Kavanaugh, and the Future of Religious Freedom
Benjamin Netanyahu Is a Successful Leader, Not a Magician
Following the inconclusive results of Tuesday’s election, weeks may elapse before a prime minister is chosen, and there is a chance that Benjamin Netanyahu’s political career isn’t over yet. Perusing the headlines about Netanyahu over the past year, Ruthie Blum notes how many have referred to him as a political “magician,” or some variant thereof. But this cliché misses the point:
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