In this issue:
"Puppetry", by Hendrik Hertzberg: Glenn Beck's crusade against George Soros.
OUR FAR-FLUNG CORRESPONDENTS
"Are You the Messiah?", by Lauren Collins: Raj Patel gets a following he wasn’t expecting.
"The Fun Stuff", by James Wood: My life as Keith Moon.
"Dead Certain", by George Packer: The Presidential memoirs of George W. Bush.
SHOUTS & MURMURS
"Nutty", by Paul Rudnick: Mr. Peanut gets a makeover, a voice and his first sidekick.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Command Performances", by Anthony Lane: Reviews of The King’s Speech and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1.
Listen to Decision Points by George Bush.
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