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Political Enemies

Putin Is the Prototypical Political Opponent for U.S. Lawmakers

Mark R. Kennedy | Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics
Mark R. Kennedy

The right enemy can be extremely useful to a politician; after all, the nature of the game is to draw contrasts with an opponent. With an adversary as infamous as Putin, it's easy to reap the rewards.

Top Five Life Lessons for Congressman Anthony Weiner

Joanne Bamberger | Posted 08.03.2011 | Politics
Joanne Bamberger

If you really want this whole story to go away, you just have to have your people find a better story that will draw more ratings and leak that to Chris Matthews or Sean Hannity. It's like tossing a nice, fresh steak into the lion's den.