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Entries by Adam Winkler from 12/2010

Obama's Wily Strategy for Ending 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

| Posted 12.03.2010 | Politics

Opponents of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" have condemned Obama for not doing enough to secure repeal. But is it possible that the president is employing a covert strategy that all but guarantees the courts will find the law unconstitutional?

Will a Technicality Save Gay Marriage?

| Posted 12.06.2010 | Politics

Perhaps the most important civil rights issue of the day will be before a federal appeals court this afternoon. But will gay marriage in California win on a technicality?

The Courts, Not Congress, Are the Biggest Threat to Obama's Agenda

| Posted 12.13.2010 | Politics

The court decision on the health care law was not just a major setback for Obama's signature piece of legislation. It was also a reminder that the courts are an even greater threat to his agenda than the new Republican majority in the House.