General Stan McChrystal made an important statement in the Wall Street Journal yesterday.
The lasting impact of the fire at the Triangle Waist Co., New York’s largest manufacturer of women’s blouses — then called “shirtwaists” — had little to do with tender hearts, and everything to do with political power.
National Review editor Rich Lowry, writing in the new issue of TIME on the social implications of the decline of marriage, has a suggestion:
No one wants to be preachy about marriage when everyone knows its inevitable frustrations. (“Marriage is a wonderful institution,” H.L. Mencken said, “but who would want to live in an