It didn't matter that I may be philosophically aligned more with Elizabeth Edwards than Tony Snow; the news of cancer has a way of trivializing political differences that mere evidence cannot match.
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Dowd's public defection from a Bush team that placed loyalty above all represents just how much the wheels have come off of what was once believed to be a well oiled, disciplined machine.
Last week, a reader sent me an e-mail suggesting that wisdom and courage were essential qualities for political leadership. These qualities must work...
The Imus affair reminds us of the dangers when one mixes privilege, arrogance, and ignorance--it can produce social toxins, as in this case, racism and misogyny.
The ever-growing influence of money and the need to raise huge amounts quickly under the current system strongly suggests that candidates could become less discerning about whom they raise money from.
The fact that a myriad African-American voices are underutilized does not make Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton de facto leaders of the African-American community.
Truth usually is not as hard to comprehend as Gonzales portrayed these past few months.
As a columnist, I usually plan in advance for the subjects that I wish to address. It is often an unassuming process of reading, talking and listenin...
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