2024-07-13 9:58 AM

Picking Splinters: Sharing St. Andrews

Minced onions, oatmeal, suet, spices, salt and a sheep’s heart, liver, lungs and stomach. That’s what’s in haggis. I know that because I ate it, not because I had been stuffed into one.

Paul Krugman: Don

Will the next president be the second coming of Jimmy Carter? Given Thursday's economic headlines, full of dire warnings about the return of 1970s-style stagflation, you might think so.

Nicholas F. Benton: Jimmy Carter

With much fanfare, NBC-TV News officially determined this week to call the “sectarian strife” in Iraq now a civil war, and who besides George Bush and anyone else with their own political skin tacked to a garage door, can say otherwise?