More than a half century ago, historian Daniel J. Boorstin -- a Ph.D. dissertation-adviser of mine -- taught us to distinguish between events and pseudo-events.
As a country, we are failing in our efforts to include women in national and local politics while subjecting politicians to insufferable forms of sexism
Folks, it is a new day in America. There is a new kind of rhythm in the streets. There is a new kind of voice in the fray. There is a new kind of optimism in the wind. Welcome to the Obama Era.