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24 and Torture

Distraught Conservatives Retreating into the Realm of Fantasy

Brandon Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brandon Friedman

For conservative talking heads and bloggers, 24's Jack Bauer has become a surrogate -- a stand-in -- for the leaders they wish they had.

24, Torture, and the Obama Age

David Danzig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Danzig

24 returns with a new season after a 20 month hiatus. Jack Bauer finds himself in a different United States at the dawn of 2009 -- the "age of Obama" -- as do the rest of us.