While the Democratic Party certainly has its problems right now, these contests do a better job of illustrating severe Republican weakness than anything else.
The Bloomberg campaign to silence Obama wasn't any act of tactical genius or some sort of "sophisticated strategy," as the New York Times insists. It was a basic financial transaction.
The debate over climate change legislation is probably the best example of a bill that seems unrelated to trade, and yet could be rendered almost completely meaningless if it doesn't include real trade reform.
Democrats managed to pass and then expand under Bush a commonsense progressive tax measure, and here we are watching Democrats aiming to weaken that tax measure.
Only in Washington is a big return on taxpayer investment and a $109 billion reduction in the deficit an example of something that's "costly" to taxpayers.
The American Idiocracy rewards hysteria, and particularly the kind of reductionist and bigoted hysteria exemplified by the effort to turn the Ft. Hood tragedy into a simple "America versus Islam" crusade.
Bad decision after bad decision after bad decision really has suggested that the last decade has seen the ascension of a full-fledged Idiocracy.
The health care reform coverage is an example of how a standard Washington lie becomes a zombie lie -- a lie that simply will not die. It is repeated over and over and over again until it becomes conventional wisdom.
I usually refer to The Washington Times as The Paper of Record for People Who Commit Hate Crimes. It is a fringe right-wing rag owned by the Moonie cu...
It's mathematically absurd to insist that Democrats are moving too fast on a universal health care initiative that's been debated for 50 years but too slow on a 2-month-old plan for an Afghanistan escalation.
Obama's expected Afghanistan escalation will drive the annual cost of that war alone to about $80 billion a year -- or roughly the annual cost of the health care bill being debated in Congress.