Sunday, February 17, 2013

Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

Leigh Eric Schmidt reviews Fiona Deans Halloran, Thomas Nast: The Father of Modern Political Cartoons

The price of internships 

The National Association of Scholars fires back

Allen Guelzo reviews John Burt, Lincoln's Tragic Pragmatism: Lincoln, Douglass, and Moral Conflict.  Steven B. Smith reviews it here.

Beth Lewis Pardoe on why Hillary, Chelsea, Jenna, Jeb, Barbara, Michelle, Sasha, and Malia should do something else.

Emory University's president and the 3/5ths Compromise

Teaching resources for Black History Month

SNL on Marco Rubio's drink of water

The Pope and the liberal arts

Randall Balmer reviews Garry Wills's Why Priests?: A Failed Tradition