Memo to Frank Underwood

Memo to Frank Underwood Your plan to cut entitlements by $500 billion and use the money to ‘create’ jobs won’t work. Why not use it to cut payroll taxes across the board instead? By Peter Lewin   The consensus verdict on season 3 of Netflix’s House of Cards will arrive in due course. I will…

Scandal and Philosophy

By William Irwin I’ve just finished binge-watching 3 seasons of Scandal. It’s the most addictive show I’ve seen in a long time, even more addictive than House of Cards. But whereas House of Cards is perfect for an “and Philosophy” book, Scandal is not. At least, I don’t think it is. House of Cards is outrageous,…