Brett Stephens in OpinionJournal on the lunatic invitation of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to Columbia University, thanks to Jogo. A good piece, and also kindly provides a pdf of an excellent piece from Commentary in the 1950s by Lionel Trilling (once of Columbia), entitled "George Orwell and the Politics of Truth".
See also Modernity.
Added: and The Contentious One and HLNK
Added 2: I loved this - Kamangir: Solid Proof that Israelis are Paranoid (via Noga)
Plus, how's this for obscenity at Kos? (via PRNewport and DST4W)