About Daniel Koffler
Daniel Koffler is a Clarendon Scholar and graduate student in philosophy at the University of Oxford.
Just now on MSNBC, Lawrence Eagleburger counseled: "We should be reaching out to the opposition leader [in Pakistan], whose name I can't pronounce." Really? It's "Nawaz Sharif." That's not all that difficult. Can he pronounce "Omar Sharif"? If he practices … Read More
Usually, when conservatives express their fear that Christmas is under siege, they at least manage to string together a few unconvincing anecdotes to support their position. You know the sort of thing: "Welcome to the No-Spin Zone. Ladies and gentlemen, … Read More
In the Christmas Eve edition of the Washington Post, Peter Wehner furrows a brow or two over the ascendancy of Mike Huckabee in the Republican primary. Wehner is worried that Mike Huckabee's aw-shucks sectarianism is "fraught with danger" and threatens … Read More
Sean Wilentz has a new piece in TNR decrying pundits' tendency to fawn over political candidates whose personalities they find compelling, and thereby excuse deficiencies in the qualifications and experience of these same candidates. Wilentz call this "the delusional style … Read More