Tag Archives: Wall Street Journal

WSJ on Obama’s Contradictions

The editorialists at the Wall Street Journal have been listening closely to President Obama’s town halls on health care and what they’ve heard implicates the president as his own fiercest opponent. A sample: Maybe you’re starting to fret about all those bureaucrats and bean-counters again. You shouldn’t, according to Mr. Obama. “The only thing I […]

Conservatives Aghast at Obama Laughs

What’s with conservatives getting all bent out of shape over humor? Last week, after Wanda Sykes told a few Rush Limbaugh jokes at the White House Correspondents Association dinner, several commentators on the right tut-tutted. “He needs a good waterboarding,” she said, and she claimed “I think he was the twentieth hijacker. But he was […]

Shakespeare in the C-Suite, Act II

The Wall Street Journal today offers a further look (registration may be required) at Richard Olivier’s Macbeth-themed business seminar, on stage this week at the World Economic Forum in Davos: “‘Macbeth is a noble warrior who apparently believes in serving his kingdom, but is spectacularly derailed, caught by his own ambition. He is never happy […]

Shakespeare in the C-Suite

I don’t know this for a fact, but I think it’s rare for Shakespeare’s Macbeth to be mentioned twice in the same day in the Wall Street Journal. But today is such a day. One reference is in this article (registration may be required) about this week’s World Economic Forum in Davos. The meeting’s tone […]