Last Week's Top 5 Hits at


These were the most popular columns last week. Read them over again or for the first time:

Three Reasons Why The Dems Are in Big, Big Trouble. And One Reason Why They're Not: What Obama—and the GOP—should learn from the Coakley defeat and slumping polls, by Nick Gillespie and Matt Welch (1/20)

Obama Follows in Bush's Footsteps on Climate Change: The era of massive global climate meetings may finally be ending. Thank goodness, by Ronald Bailey (1/19)

Note from the Massachusetts Senate Race: Nigerian Zionists for Coakley, Irish Republicans for Brown, and thousands of angry Bay Staters, by Michael C. Moynihan (1/19)

Sheriff Joe's Enabler: Meet Maricopa County Attorney Andy Thomas—overtly political prosecutor, abuser of power, sworn enemy of libertarianism, by Radley Balko (1/19)

The Government's Endless Appetite for Spending: It's time for Congress to go cold turkey, by Veronique de Rugy (1/21)