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Elizabeth Drew

Need More Evidence That Bush Was the Worst President?

M.W. Jacobs | Posted 11.04.2015 | Politics
M.W. Jacobs

Some degree of blame for the 9/11 attacks must be added to that list of catastrophic blunders known as the George W. Bush administration. That list already includes some degree of blame for the culminating disaster of his presidency, the 2008 global financial collapse.

Romney and the Calamitous Republicans

Bennet Kelley | Posted 11.25.2012 | Politics
Bennet Kelley

The media is abuzz over what appears to be the implosion of the Romney campaign. Such a focus on the individual candidate's tactical ineptitude obscures the larger point that the Republican Party is just as calamitous on a substantive level.

Dick Durbin: Sacrificing Social Security, Recovery?

Curtis Black | Posted 10.09.2011 | Chicago
Curtis Black

Now that the debt ceiling crisis is behind us, it's time to take a look at Senator Durbin's role in shifting the debate away from the jobs crisis and legitimizing attacks on Social Security.

On the Compromiser-in-Chief and Elizabeth Drew's Article

Ari Melber | Posted 09.23.2011 | Politics
Ari Melber

By fully caving on this stand-off, where the White House is backed by the general public and large swaths of the GOP, Obama would not only fail to impress independent voters, he'd ensure a drubbing on a series of future fights.

Frost/Nixon: A Dishonorable Distortion of History

Elizabeth Drew | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Elizabeth Drew

The film's plot is a contrivance -- its telling is so riddled with departures from what actually happened as to be fundamentally dishonest; and its climactic moment is purely and simply a lie.