Articles by Jesse Walker

The War Between the Statists

According to the conventional wisdom, Bush's reelection turned on the culture war. Conservative Christians turned out in droves, the story goes, because they liked his views on gay marriage, abortion, stem-cell research, and The Passion of the Christ. OK,... Read More

Music for Nothing

When disco died, the record industry did not start taking new wave bands to court, demanding that they stop competing with the Bee Gees and kindred has-beens. It went hunting for every Ric Ocasek clone it could find, intent on... Read More

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