Jonathan Garthwaite

If this week had a theme, it was certainly 'Ann Coulter'. Ann suffered a week of attacks but survived. Are you really suprised? Townhall.com readers didn't abandon Ann and she found herself at #3 this week. See what else Townhall.com readers were talking about during the week that was -- March 4th-10th, 2007

#10. A cottage industry for Coulter
by Rich Galen
Coulter is a cunning businesswoman. According to Amazon.com she has published six books. I would bet there is a seventh book in the offing and her performance at the Conservative Political Action Committee event was nothing more than hype for that.

#9. Meatgrinder politics
by Thomas Sowell
If you wanted a textbook example of what is wrong about appointing a special prosecutor, the prosecution of White House aide Lewis "Scooter" Libby is a classic. Let's go back to square one to see how this sorry chapter in criminal law unfolded.

#8. T error Porn
by John Stossel
Ohio State political science professor John Mueller says there's a terrorism industry -- I call it the "Fear Industrial Complex" -- made up of the media, the bureaucracy, business, and politicians. "Politicians notice that when they hype the terrorist threat, people respond favorably," Mueller says.


Jonathan Garthwaite

Jonathan Garthwaite is General Manager of Townhall.com/HotAir.com