Presidential Micromanagement


There’s a bit over in The Corner about the President joking that he would issue an executive order requiring boys to play fair with the girls at recess. The scary part is that he might have the authority to do so under Title IX.

Folks who used to complain about Jimmy Carter being a micromanager should remember that some of us forecast Carter II as the best case scenario for the Obama Administration.

Rule 5


Saul Alinsky’s Rule 5 from Rules for Radicals states that “ridicule is man’s most potent weapon.” Over at Townhall, Kurt Schlicter has a essay that deals with the use of ridicule as a response to the emerging “Check Your Privilege” meme lurking on certain college campuses (H/T, Stacy McCain, famous author of another Rule 5).

Read the whole thing.

UPDATE—And then read this about what’s going on at Harvard. I’m not making this up, you know.