The left of the left has a choice: make a New Years' resolution to rejoin the reality-based community, or head for its own version of Tea Party la-la Land negativity.
Why am I so obsessed with American politics in the first place? Does it really matter, or does interest in politics merely occupy the same part of the brain that used to handle starting line-ups, batting averages and RBI's?
The difference between reporting and satire? Bad reporting is still reporting, while there's no such thing as bad satire. If it's not true -- if it doesn't work -- it's not satire.
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Soon, millions of middle class American citizens will join them in their plunge through the torn safety net this deal does not repair. And they will vote in 2012.
I am thankful to Rachel Maddow for having the courage to stand up for the truth and the self discipline to keep her cool in an infuriating interview over the "Kill the Gays" bill.
No one in Washington, DC--outside of President Obama--will determine the future of clean water and health care in the Appalachian coalfields more than...
I've been making my list and checking it twice. Here's what I'd like for the 12 days of Christmas -- some of the gifts to be spread throughout the com...
Elizabeth Wurtzel nails some important points in her recent article in The Atlantic, titled, Sarah Palin, Riot Grrrl. Much of the online debate aroun...
Rachel Maddow's pursuit has led her to develop a new and improved pina colada, which we're dubbing "The Maddow Colada."
Other than the "news" moniker, Fox News is fine. They're for their side, compelling to their side and benefiting their side. Plus, they give the people what they want: entertainment. So what is wrong with liberals doing the same thing?
MSNBC is a news operation that features a well-defined block of advocacy and opinion; Fox is a non-stop engine of advocacy and opinion that occasionally sprinkles in some actual news. There is a damn huge difference.
Is it possible to defend Keith Olbermann and Sean Hannity at the same time? Yes, but only if they can admit there is at least one principle on which they can find common ground.
If history is any guide, the Comcast-NBC merger poses an even bigger threat to the future of MSNBC personalities like Keith Olbermann and Rachel Maddow than the recent dustup that temporarily sidelined the former.
Keith Olbemann is not a fraud, and no one is objective. From "gotcha" questions to softball ones, from editing to news prioritization, humans are bias in nature. Reporters should never pretend otherwise.