June 1, 2010 4:43PM

Tuesday Links

When Hurricane Katrina hit, liberals who had spent years calling President Bush a tyrant suddenly decided he wasn’t authoritarian enough when he hesitated to declare himself generalissimo of New Orleans and muster the troops for a federal War on Hurricanes.


Now the party of “drill, baby, drill” — the folks who warn that Obama’s a socialist — is screaming bloody murder because he’s letting the private sector take the lead in the well‐​capping operation. It’s almost enough to make a guy cynical about politics.

  • Rethinking Darfur: A new study examines policy proposals to helping a devastated land.