The guys over at Fox are using this battle because they'd like to see America trend theocratic. But despite the hours of attention the rightwing media have devoted to this manufactured crisis, they're unlikely to win.
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Journalists and media organizations must find a way to restore their role as effective watchdogs -- as checks on an executive run amok.
The most pernicious aspect of the I.D. movement is its commingling of science and faith, its attempt to use science and mathematics to prove the existence of an intelligent designer.
In the late 1990s, House Majority Whip Tom DeLay, currently under indictment on corruption charges, proclaimed: "This nation sits at a crossroads. One...
Millions of us are organizing, agitating, mobilizing--and there are many hard-fought victories to celebrate. Here are some of my favorite "sweet victories" of '05--to savor as we head into 2006.
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