About Daniel Koffler

Daniel Koffler is a Clarendon Scholar and graduate student in philosophy at the University of Oxford.

Youtube Yahoos: Another Racist Republican

By January 24, 2008

Are you a South Carolinian worried about illegal immigrants pouring over the border between Mexico and your fair state? (And why shouldn't you be? Hispanics are almost 3% of South Carolina's population!) Never fear: Help is on the way. Buddy … Read More

Hillary and Obama: Not BFFs

By January 22, 2008

After three weeks of struggling mightily to code, encrypt, and in general repress any direct public expression of their mutual antagonism, Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama finally made it clear how much they simply dislike one another last night. In … Read More

Krugman: Four Legs Good, Reagan Bad

By January 21, 2008

Last week, Barack Obama told the Reno Gazette editorial board that Ronald Reagan built a broad coalition and realigned American politics, and Bill Clinton didn't. This is a true fact. Another true fact is that for Democrats to build a … Read More

Blowhard of the Week

By January 18, 2008

This is more than a week old, but it has inspired a new feature. Ladies and gentlemen, blog-prodigy Ezra Klein on Barack Obama's victory speech in Iowa: Obama's finest speeches do not excite. They do not inform. They don't even … Read More

Ledeen on Liberal Fascism: Unresearched, Lazy, and Wrong

By January 17, 2008

At Pajamas Media, Michael Ledeen gives an absolute barracking to Jonah Goldberg's new book. Ledeen, who learned about fascism from Italy's greatest historian of fascism, Renzo De Felice, stays fastidiously polite while noting that it's difficult to write cogently about … Read More

ROTC, Gays, and the Solomon Amendment

By January 15, 2008

There was a bizarre moment in the Democrats' Nevada debate, in which Tim Russert asked all three candidates if they would enforece legislation that's been on the books for years depriving funding to academic institutions that don't support ROTC programs. … Read More

Obama: Not an Anti-Semite

By January 15, 2008

Richard Cohen, the most useless columnist in America this side of Maureen Dowd, had a hit piece out on Barack Obama today, which noted that Obama's church's pastor's daughter's magazine gave an award to Louis Farrakhan, and managed to splutter … Read More

Ann Coulter Dances on Her Father’s Grave

By January 15, 2008

She's not happy he's gone, perish the thought. She just sees the silver lining in his passing: Now Daddy is with Joe McCarthy and Ronald Reagan. I hope they stop laughing about the Reds long enough to talk to God … Read More