Andrew Jackson: His Life and Times

H. W. Brands’ new book, Andrew Jackson: His Life and Times, gives Jackson a full and sympathetic treatment that firmly places him in the pantheon of great Americans, but not on the same footing as George Washington, Benjamin Franklin or … Continue reading

Rehnquist: Focused Warrior or Over the Hill?

When I read that Chief Justice Rehnquist, who is battling thyroid cancer, was hospitalized yesterday for a fever, and saw this AP photo of him leaving his home for work the day before, I started wondering if the Founding Fathers … Continue reading