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Entries by Michael Sigman from 10/2010

Repubs Winning, Dems Whining

| Posted 10.08.2010 | Politics

The Right's genius for manipulating people's sense of grievance, combined with liberals' weak brew of tepid policy proposals, leads voters to cast their ballots against their own economic interests.

Pat Moynihan's Letters Illuminate an Extraordinary Life

| Posted 10.13.2010 | Books

Daniel Patrick Moynihan's career combined the intellectual, the moral and the political in a wholly original way that would be unimaginable for a significant contemporary politician.

Corporate Media Play It Safe -- Again

| Posted 10.22.2010 | Media

The hair-trigger firing of corporate-media journalists, commentators and execs for single acts of offensive speech has gotten way out of hand.

Songwriters Hall Of Fame Finds a Home

| Posted 10.25.2010 | Entertainment

Most songwriters, even successful ones, toil alone or with a single collaborator. To call them unsung would be oxymoronic, but with a few exceptions t...