Marc A. Thiessen
The Washington Post: Rolling Stone magazine has been criticized for publishing serious accusations without bothering to interview those it accused to check the facts and get their side of the story. So why is it wrong for Rolling Stone to do this, but okay for Sen. Dianne Feinstein?
The conclusion that we need to harden the grid immediately is about as clear as anything can be, as a matter of elementary risk analysis. Yet our decision processes have become so sclerotic that we are unable to deal with this very clear mortal threat, and now we have put ourselves in a terrible strategic posture.
Andrew P. Kelly
Forbes: In the states, it’s not a foregone conclusion that Republicans will slash higher education funding, or that Democrats will shower campuses with additional taxpayer dollars. Partisanship shapes higher education policy, but spending seems to be driven by the economy more than anything else.
W. Bradford Wilcox
National Review: It’s past time for all of us who lead, teach, or study at one of the nation’s colleges or universities to take a more active role in ending campus rape, and to make sure that the likes of 'Drew' — the Phi Psi ring leader who put Jackie through a living hell — don’t go on to graduate to murder.
Kevin A. Hassett
National Review: Though the Federal Reserve now publishes the Federal Reserve Board members’ forecasts for the future path of a key Fed-set interest rate, historically, these Fed forecasts have not predicted the rate especially well. This suggests that the Fed’s new push towards transparency should be met with at least some measure of skepticism.