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Elizabeth Drew

Romney and the Calamitous Republicans

Bennet Kelley | Posted 11.25.2012 | Politics
Bennet Kelley

The media is abuzz over what appears to be the implosion of the Romney campaign. Such a focus on the individual candidate's tactical ineptitude obscures the larger point that the Republican Party is just as calamitous on a substantive level.

Dick Durbin: Sacrificing Social Security, Recovery?

Curtis Black | Posted 10.09.2011 | Chicago
Curtis Black

Now that the debt ceiling crisis is behind us, it's time to take a look at Senator Durbin's role in shifting the debate away from the jobs crisis and legitimizing attacks on Social Security.

On the Compromiser-in-Chief and Elizabeth Drew's Article

Ari Melber | Posted 09.23.2011 | Politics
Ari Melber

By fully caving on this stand-off, where the White House is backed by the general public and large swaths of the GOP, Obama would not only fail to impress independent voters, he'd ensure a drubbing on a series of future fights.

Frost/Nixon: A Dishonorable Distortion of History

Elizabeth Drew | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Elizabeth Drew

The film's plot is a contrivance -- its telling is so riddled with departures from what actually happened as to be fundamentally dishonest; and its climactic moment is purely and simply a lie.