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Seven Days in May

Manifest Destiny and the Art of the Political Thriller

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Don McNay

Manifest Destiny is unquestionably Robinson's best book. He weaves a lot of "inside the beltway" background into a thriller along the lines of a Tom Clancy novel.

Seven Days in January: How the Pentagon Counts Coups in Washington

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

In the last two decades our fantasies about a military plot to take over the government is entertainingly outré exactly because, in the Washington of 2010, such a thought is ludicrous. It's already happened.

What Sarah Palin and Other Patriotic Traitors Think About Health Care Reform: "Soylent Green Is People!"

Ariel Gonzalez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ariel Gonzalez

When I call Sarah Palin a patriotic traitor, I'm not equating her with Benedict Arnold, Vidkun Quisling, or Kim Philby. I have no reason to doubt that she loves the United States.

What One Learns from Politicos Who Watch Movies...

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Steve Clemons

Lindsey Graham hosted a movie night a couple of years ago and his selection was Seven Days in May. Other hosts were Jane Harman and Susan Collins who picked Thelma and Louise.