To listen to the rhetoric that has stained so much of the 2010 campaign season, you'd think the biggest problems facing our nation are excessive gover...
You'll be drunk before 8:03 ET if we make this too easy, so we're trying for some next-level stuff&nonsense.
Watching President Obama on Jon Stewart's Daily Show last night reminded me of why I think so highly of him. In no particular order, my incomplete lis...
When Miller got caught doing something wrong -- using his colleagues' computers to advance his own political interests -- he lied about it repeatedly, records released under court order show.
by Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger Rachel Maddow's documentary, "The Assassination of Dr. Tiller," premiered on Monday. The film tells ...
The result was right though the process wasn't. Since you can't ride two horses in different directions, Williams should have been given a choice -- be a civil, thoughtful analyst on NPR or a demagogic winger on Fox.
"Where in the Constitution is 'separation of church and state'?" The laughter erupted in the lecture hall, as if this were the studio of the comedy s...
I'm all for more women running for office. God knows, we need more women in Congress. But when did it become acceptable for female candidates not to be smart? Or accomplished? Or able to think?
In Propaganda in a Democratic Society, Aldous Huxley differentiates two forms of propaganda: rational and non-rational propaganda.
Ken Buck's flip-flopping (known on the blogs as "buckpedaling") is well known in Colorado. Now, the story's gone national.
The Right's genius for manipulating people's sense of grievance, combined with liberals' weak brew of tepid policy proposals, leads voters to cast their ballots against their own economic interests.
Chris Christie opponents focus solely on what New Jerseyans will be losing -- not on what these things cost and what we can afford.
Could it be that the unending stream of negative portrayals designed to marginalize and alienate Tea Party supporters has amplified the narrative that the country has been taken over by a "regime".
The gas drilling practice known as "fracking" has a history of contaminating water supplies, but that won't stop its use in the area from which New York City, Philadelphia, and parts of New Jersey get their water.
No wonder the conventional wisdom in Washington holds, without evidence, that the United States is a "center-right" country. Those making that argument might not be real, informed commentators -- but they play them on TV.
If people want to know what's keeping the wallets of progressive donors shut, it's not because change isn't happening "fast enough." Its because they want Democrats to respect core Democratic values, not give excuses.