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Lou Gordon and the Original Romney Flip-flop

Thomas Gladysz | Posted 01.21.2012 | Detroit
Thomas Gladysz

Long before hard-hitting, news-making political talk shows cluttered television, and long before Occupy Wall Street challenged corporate greed, there was Lou Gordon. Today, I wish he were still around.

Hugh Carey: New York Mensch

Martin Nolan | Posted 10.11.2011 | New York
Martin Nolan

He had the wit of Jimmy Walker, the vision of Al Smith, the courage of FDR and the energy of Nelson Rockefeller. When New York's history is written, Hugh Leo Carey will have his place as the hero of a dark decade.

Her Candidacy Is Over -- Palin's "Brainwashing" and "Joe Welch" Moment

Mark Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Green

After her video disparaging critics as guilty of a "blood libel," Sarah Palin should be shunned and will be shunned. As of today, she is done as a presidential candidate.

How McCain Created a Referendum on McCain

Martin Nolan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Martin Nolan

These campaign phenomena were not gaffes, not aberrations, but revelations, confirming what many voters suspected. They were epiphanies of character.

Sam Stein

Timeline: Romney's MLK Confusion | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It's becoming increasingly hard to follow the various explanations and accounts of Mitt Romney's father, George, "marching" (so it is claimed) alongsi...

When It Comes To MLK, Mitt Romney Had A Dream...Literally | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

To demonstrate that, while he may look like the Platonic ideal of 1950s sitcom fatherhood, he's still "down" with the "brothers," Republican president...