Jeffrey Rosen,"The Dissenter," NYT, 23 September, features the Supreme Court's senior associate justice, 87-year-old John Paul Stevens. The leader of the Court's"left wing" says"I don't think of myself as a liberal at all .... I think as part of my general politics, I'm pretty darn conservative."
On the day that Christopher Hitchens traced all political tyranny to its religious roots, Buddhist monks led the protest demonstrations in Burma. Sober up, Hitch. Among the best sources for recent developments in Burma:
Global Voices/Myanmar (Burma)
ko htike's prosaic collection
Rule of Lords
Michael Weiss,"Burmese Rage," Slate, 26 Sept.
TimesOnLine's roundup of direct links to Burmese bloggers.