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Character Assassination

The "Swiftboating" Of Mitt Romney

Wayne Anderson | Posted 09.14.2012 | Politics
Wayne Anderson

The term "swiftboating" is an expression that has become synonymous with deceptive and untrue political attacks that were originally used with devasta...

A Setback for Independent Media in Jordan

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 08.23.2011 | World
Daoud Kuttab

Jordan's reform movement was given a hefty present with the Minister Taher Odwan resignation. The media strategy that his committee produced will now become the rallying cry for activists and media professionals.

The Obama Joker Poster

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

I didn't scream for the Obama Joker posters to be yanked down for a Hitlerian banned-book bonfire. The call was for the individual slapping the posters up to publicly ID themselves.

Why We Vote For The Happiest Cavemen

Rick Foster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Foster

Our attraction to certain personal characteristics is integral to how we evolved as humans. How do we leap from prehistoric clan success to modern day presidential politics?