Table of Contents

Cover Story

Mr. Right, Mr. Wrong

Mr. Right, Mr. Wrong

by Marvin Olasky

Cover Story | Does a brilliant leader make a good president, despite personality issues? Is Newt Gingrich's behavior during the 1990s a forecast of the future? Here's why…

In this issue: "Don't run, Newt," April 14, 2007

Features

Cash and carry

Cash and carry

By Jamie Dean

Politics | Candidates in both parties leave fundraising records in the dust in the race for the White House

Alone again

Alone again

By Priya Abraham

Zimbabwe | Isolated by the West and the world, Robert Mugabe maintains his grip on a desperate and fearful nation

Tighten your gas caps

Tighten your gas caps

By Mark Bergin

Environment | Supreme Court justices take on the role of scientist in scolding the Bush administration over CO2 emissions

The mourning after

By Lynn Vincent

Abortion | Does abortion negatively affect women? Pro-abortion forces say no but act as if it does

Billions for bumbling

Billions for bumbling

By Marvin Olasky

Interview | Big foundations can waste big money, and author Martin Morse Wooster says givers both large and small could use a dose of humility

Dispatches

The Buzz

The Buzz

The latest on this week's biggest stories

Surrender syndrome

By Cal Thomas

Europeans are going out of their way to make nice with those who would destroy them

Quick Takes

Quick Takes

Oddball occurrences

Quotables

Memorable things they said

Reviews

Gogol search

Gogol search

By Harrison Scott Key

Movies | The Namesake offers up a different kind of culture clash

Dull blades

Dull blades

By John Dawson

Movies | Ultra-low-brow humor makes new Ferrell film one to miss

Family time

Family time

By John Dawson

Movies | Wit, plot put Robinsons ahead of many animated flicks

Higher power trip

By Janie B. Cheaney

Books | Controversy surrounds latest Newbery book

Bestselling books

By Brenda Rickman Vantrease, Giulio Leoni, Tracy Chevalier & Dave Eggers

Notable Books | Four bestselling novels about historical events reviewed by Susan Olaskky

Notebook

One America

By Timothy Lamer

Money | Democrats' focus on income inequality misses important points

Border showdown

Border showdown

By Edward E. Plowman

Religion | Christian leaders split on immigration reform

Gator power

Gator power

By John Dawson

Sports | NCAA champs in both football and basketball, Florida has the resources to dominate

Voices

Mailbag

Letters from our readers

Joy to the world

Joy to the world

By Janie B. Cheaney

Don't let anyone tell you that Christianity is a religion of sorrow

Personal & political

Personal & political

By Marvin Olasky

Some conservatives hurt conservatism

Vacation worldview

Vacation worldview

By Joel Belz

Don't get trapped in a false dichotomy about the world's beauty

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