Kevin Horrigan

Kevin Horrigan is a member of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch editorial page staff.

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Sunday, November 23, 2014
Halcyon Days for Rational Man
These are hard times for Compassionate Man. Every place he turns, Rational Man kicks sand in his face. Compassionate Man would like to bop Rational Man on the beak, but he can’t, because he’s Compassionate Man. Rational Man knows this, so he kicks more sand in Compassionate Man’s face. Rational Man...
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Sunday, October 05, 2014
America's Slow Drain of Competence Hits the Secret Service
In the beginning, everyone was competent. At least the good guys were. The bad guy would always make some kind of mistake. He would not, say, tie the Lone Ranger’s hands securely, enabling Tonto to untie the ropes with his teeth. Then, when the bad guy would bring the kidnapped school marm into the...
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Saturday, January 28, 2012
The Heroes of Wall Street: How Democrats Got Their Pockets Picked
It's hard to read Thomas Frank's new book, "Pity the Billionaire," without being astonished at what utter nincompoops Democrats are.
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Sunday, May 20, 2001
Keep Your Poor. Our Masses are Huddled at the Mall.
A couple weeks ago, in the wake of Vice President Dick Cheney's suggestion that energy conservation was for wimps, someone asked Ari Fleisher, President George W. Bush's press secretary, whether the president thought that Americans should cut back on their energy consumption." That's a big no," Fleisher said. "The president believes that it's an American way of life. The American way of life is a blessed one. And we have a bounty of resources in this country."
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