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Trump's Gaffe Bares the Truth About Re-criminalizing Abortion

James Heffernan | Posted 04.11.2016 | Politics
James Heffernan

Donald Trump has freshly rattled conservatives by telling just such a truth about their longstanding effort to re-criminalize abortion.

Should a Woman Who Has an Abortion Be Punished?

Jason Salzman | Posted 04.06.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Reporters should put Silverman's line of questioning to all candidates, not just those vying to take on Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet, as the election season heats up. It would help people understand what's at stake if abortion were to be outlawed or restricted. And what candidates think about it.

Post Columnist Is Big Offender on CBO Obamacare Report

Sandy Goodman | Posted 04.09.2014 | Media
Sandy Goodman

The worst offender I saw in the press was Dana Milbank. I found him terribly hypocritical because he offered two almost completely contrasting takes on the CBO report on successive days, without ever admitting he'd done so.

Chris Matthews Interviews Paul Haggis on Nantucket

Linda Flanagan | Posted 09.04.2011 | Entertainment
Linda Flanagan

In director and screenwriter Paul Haggis' interview last week with Chris Matthews at the Nantucket Film Festival, Matthews and the reverential crowd got along famously with the star.

America's History

Janet Langhart Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Janet Langhart Cohen

We have a moral obligation to remember that truth, to prevent it from being twisted, disfigured or simply dropped as an unpleasant and insignificant part of our history. It is in our remembrance that freedom will continue to flourish.

Chris Matthews, Bobby Kennedy and My Ethical Dilemma

Robert Ellis Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Robert Ellis Gordon

The publisher said do it. The publicist said do it. The agent said do it. My friends said do it. Above all the landlord's insistence that I come up ...

Love, Politics and The Media

Barbara Probst Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Barbara Probst Solomon

Though we have elevated women to prime political positions, the media has cast female politicians in an odd, almost asexual maternal role. They're not allowed to wander off the territory.

Hubba Bubba! Just One More Reason to Love Bill Clinton

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Riding into N. Korea on his white horse to rescue imprisoned journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee, His Royal Bubbaness could not have looked anymore like the uber-rock star that he is.

Sarah Palin's "In Charge of the Senate." Tina Fey Says "Thank You" For Her Next Skit

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

How on Earth can you possibly run for the second highest job in the world and not even know what its responsibilities are?

"Sarah Palin Feminism" is Doublespeak for Sexism

Sarah Seltzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sarah Seltzer

While feminists believe in voting for a candidate based on what he or she will do for women, "Sarah Palin feminists" also believe that female voters will flock to Palin merely because she is a woman.

A Big Slip of Chris Matthews' Quick Tongue

Carol Felsenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Carol Felsenthal

Matthews audibly groaned when he slipped, meaning to say that a tape came out of the Osama HQ just before the election in 2004 had hurt Kerry and helped Bush -- but saying, instead, "Obama."