More On The Pipes-Livingstone Debate

Here's a video of the debate last week between London Mayor Ken Livingstone and Daniel Pipes, and also their seconds, Salma Yaqoob and the formidable Douglas Murray. I haven't had a chance to watch it yet but am looking forward.

Deborah Orin

I was very sad to hear that Deborah Orin died over the weekend. She had been the New York Post's Washington bureau chief, and I ran across her many times at the White House, on Capitol Hill, and on the campaign trail. She was a no-BS reporter, always ready to update her desk by cellphone. I can't improve on the
Post's obituary
. I and many others will miss Deborah very much.

Creeping Royalism

Here's a link to my Wall Street Journal column today on creeping royalism in American politics.

By Michael Barone