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Entries by Reese Schonfeld from 12/2008

The Buck Stops Somewhere: Mumbai Vs. 9/11

| Posted 12.02.2008 | Politics

Following the Mumbai attacks, the Indian home minister, Shivraj Patil, resigned to take "moral responsibility" for the deaths of 188 people. After 9/11, no federal officials resigned. Who was US Patil's counterpart?

Browner Not Greener: The Decline and Fall of Environmental Policy

| Posted 12.17.2008 | Politics

The Times defined Carol Browner as "an acolyte of former Vice President Al Gore." The Clinton administration paid little attention to environmental issues and accomplished less.

"I'm Shocked, Shocked", Obama Consorts with Evangelicals

| Posted 12.19.2008 | Politics

If Obama's Faith-Based Group is going to help set our national agenda, why can't it have one of its own deliver the invocation?

Second Thoughts on a Television Career for Bill Clinton

| Posted 12.19.2008 | Media

The cable network that really needs Bill Clinton is BBC America. Bill Clinton is a star of the first magnitude -- people pay to see him, which is why ...