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'Tis the Season for Poor Political Prognostication

Michael Sigman | Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics
Michael Sigman

Depending on what hour you read this, Romney is or is not inevitable, Cain is or is not the flavor of the month and Obama is a goner or is sure to win a second term. To be heard above the din, commentators are making more outrageous predictions -- and more creative excuses to avoid accountability -- than ever.

George Will vs. Elizabeth Warren

Ron Davis | Posted 12.18.2011 | Media
Ron Davis

George's Will's saucy pen turned shrill last week when he erroneously accused Elizabeth Warren of attacking a straw man, and then hypocritically pivoted to critiquing a viewpoint Warren didn't advocate.

Mainstream Media... Occupy This!

Adam Klugman | Posted 12.13.2011 | Media
Adam Klugman

For far too long these technocratic tools of the corporate media have been dictating the terms of the political conversation, and now that we are taking it back they like to pretend at being confused.

Home Run for Harbach

Mike Smith | Posted 10.25.2011 | Books
Mike Smith

A book nine years in the making has turned Chad Harbach into a major league author.

WATCH: Krugman Slams Obama, George Will Slams Krugman

Posted 10.01.2011 | Media

New York Times columnist Paul Krugman did not have nice things to say about the debt ceiling deal on Sunday's "This Week," and he wound up having a po...

WATCH: Arianna Huffington Says 'Job's Issue Is A Demand Issue'

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 09.24.2011 | Business

Politicians in Washington have yet to reach an agreement to raise the debt ceiling. Many other Americans have other concerns. Last night on ABC's T...

WATCH: Where Education And Immigration Stand Politically In 2012

Posted 09.02.2011 | Education

Amid a burgeoning political arena for discussions surrounding education and immigration reform leading up to the 2012 presidential election, the oval ...

Both Sides Now w/ Huffington and Matalin: Libya-Iraq, Birthers-Church, Social-Fiscal

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2010-06-28-bothsides_pull.jpgMary and sit-in Wayne Barrett debate how March came in like a lamb and went out like a lion -- Shutdown Washington? Shutdown nuclear? Shutdown Gaddafii?

Obama Policies Not Matching Reality. Time to Pull His Nobel Prize and Elect a Non-Interventionist

Jake Diliberto | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jake Diliberto

Obama's attack in Libya is as ill advised and mismanaged as his Afghanistan surge or his domestic stimulus-spending circus. Without the approval of t...

WATCH: George Will Says Bachmann 'Not A Serious' Contender For President

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Conservative columnist George Will weighed in on the possibility Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) could mount a presidential campaign in 2012 during an...

WATCH: HuffPost's Sam Stein Discusses GOP and Iowa On 'Hardball'

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

The Huffington Post's Sam Stein appeared on MSNBC's 'Hardball with Chris Matthews' on Thursday to discuss potential GOP presidential candidates. Matt...

WATCH: Maddow Very Weirded Out By George Will Column

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Rachel Maddow found herself momentarily speechless on her Friday show, due to an unexpectedly strange column about Mike Huckabee's recent controversie...

In The Public Interest: Rail -- Neither Right nor Left but Forward

Tony Dutzik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tony Dutzik

The dangers of Will's thinking are apparent, since it leads us away from viewing transportation decisions as being about finding the best way to move people at the lowest overall cost to society.

Jason Linkins

George Will Is Confused By The Concept Of Trains | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In George Will's latest grapple-with-the-real-world session he attempts to figure out "Why liberals love trains."

The "Say What" of the Week (Maybe of 2011)

Andrew Sargus Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrew Sargus Klein

Sometimes an illustrious talking head is able to break through the noise with either a Big Idea or a Big Takedown or a Big Something or Other to disti...

George Will: Sarah Palin 'Cannot Be Elected' President

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

There is no way Sarah Palin can be elected president, according to conservative commentator George Will, who argued over the weekend that a primary vi...

It's The Money, Stupid

Charles Kolb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Charles Kolb

Before we can achieve major reforms like Medicare, education, fiscal, and energy policy reform, we must first reform the way money enters our political campaigns.

Alan Grayson Fires Back At George Will

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.), who will not return to Washington in January after losing his midterm contest to Republican Dan Webster, has responded to ...

George Will Mocks the Chevy Volt and Hopes for Obama Failure

Mark Cassello | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mark Cassello

George Will works diligently to undermine the credibility of America's only mass-produced electric vehicle while Japanese automakers stand ready to flood the market with literally dozens of cutting-edge, affordable, and efficient fully electric vehicles.

George Will Redefines History

Marco Trbovich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Marco Trbovich

Flush with triumphal passion, Washington Post columnist George Will's celebratory screed in the aftermath of the midterm Republican victories offered ...

Stemming the Tide of Secret Corporate Money

Mark Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Green

When historians look back on the 2010 election, it will be remembered for three things -- a bad economy, the rise of the Tea Party, and the undertow of anonymous corporate money. Time for a pro-democracy Tea Party.

Red Herring Alert: Planet Earth Does Not Need a Care Package

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

When it comes to issues like climate change, one of George Will's favorite tactics is the ignoratio elenchi, also known in some circles as a red herring. Think of it as a rhetorical sleight of hand.

Changes in Cuba Challenge Obama's Will to Respond and Change Course

Sarah Stephens | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sarah Stephens

Barack Obama, who was born more than two years after Castro seized power, might want to rethink America's Cuba policy, now that even Castro is having second thoughts about fundamentals.

Arianna And George Will Disagree On Why Banks Aren't Lending (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Huff TV

Arianna appeared on ABC's "This Week" Sunday as part of a roundtable with George Will, Kate Zernike, and Jonathan Karl. During the discussion, Aria...

After Zakaria, What About Other ADL Humphrey Prize Recipients?

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steve Clemons

I don't necessarily believe in follow-the-leader, but knowing how other recipients feel about the ADL controversy and the Cordoba mosque could be instructive and important.