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.
After the recent shooting rampage in Manchester, Conn., one might have expected the mainstream media to speculate about the mental health of the gunman.
Horse racing is an awesome sport to watch and as today is the first day of racing at Del Mar, I asked Wing a little bit about how one can make safe bets in the world of sports and in general society.
Jon Stewart isn't a newsman, a reporter, or a correspondent. But he is an honest broker of ideas in a time when it's needed to separate the PR noise from the daily news, and that he does better than anyone else in the media.
This week, host Mark Green asked the women: Did Kagan sound like a radical elitist, or a super-smart charmer? Who'll decide if we start leaving Afghanistan in a year -- Obama or Petraeus? And, do we spy in Russia?
Howard Kurtz wrote in The Washington Post "Timing is everything: Larry King abdicates." He seems to think that this was the perfect moment for King to resign; I think King was nine years too late.
I will always think of Larry King as the syndicated, all night radio host in the late 1970's and mid 80's that stayed up with America's truckers and anyone else awake because of work, love or worry deep into the night.
Larry is a colleague and a mentor, and I owe him a great deal, personally and professionally. He is gracious and always supportive, but be careful whenever you talk to him -- because he listens.
Helen Thomas's remarks are reprehensible, and a sad reminder of how much racism and anti-Semitism still exists in America today, even among the intelligentsia and the media.
Bud Selig has rejected pleas to reverse umpire Jim Joyce's bum call. But the commissioner did use the occasion to lament the general state of bipartisanship in America's pastime. "The game's become altogether too partisan," Selig told a reporter.
Having watched Lost faithfully throughout its run and marveled at the twists and turns, however odd and fanciful, I couldn't help a sense of revulsion at the easy way out the writers took in the show's finale.
A vivacious blonde, she has always been the "elephant hunter," the one who is not afraid to discuss the elephant in the room in her own family and in others' families.
Beyond all of the indulgence of VIP lists, select tables, black tie and gown, meet and greet stuff at this gathering is that there were real moments of serious policy and political discussion that were not trivial.
I think CNN is at risk of becoming a bad joke.
When Larry King married his first wife, Freda, in the late 1700's, the young nation was aflame with news of Revolution, but Larry was aflame with something else.