On Thursday the NYT made an astonishing editorial choice: it published an op-ed by an obscure author attacking Gen. McChrystal for "overemphasis on civilian protection" in air strikes carried out in Afghanistan.
Divorce is ugly. It is very important that you put your best face forward at this exasperating time. My motto for all who feel that they are in the depths of depression and despair is simple, but takes tremendous courage: Fake it until you make it.
The White House is sorely mistaken if it thinks that the public option belongs in the "nice but not necessary" category. Without it, there's little hope of containing costs or reigning in the power of insurance companies.