Politics

It's the Occupation, Stupid

Why did the most recent coalition in the Israeli government only last ten weeks?

The Cult of MEK

The Mujahedin-e Khalq is trying to steer its supporters in the United States toward war, which shows that the enemy of our enemy is not our friend.

If Only They Knew

Turns out the Romney camp isn't all that different from other Republicans.

What About the Vice Presidential Tax Returns?

Pawlenty and Portman haven't been any more forthcoming than Romney thus far.

Can Rick Perry's Playbook Work in the Texas Senate Race?

David Dewhurst takes some heat for his latest negative ad.

What Poor Women Need Is ... Marriage?

The New York Times reports on the new marriage divide, but misses the solutions.

The Meaning of "That"

If you're Mitt Romney, it can mean whatever you want.

Turkey Takes Off

The EU's perennial reject has seen impressive growth—but there are warning signs for the future.

The Beltway's Destructive Obsession with the Deficit

To many in official Washington, hypothetical debt crises are more important than mass immiseration.

New Study Finds Voter-ID Laws Burdensome

More evidence that "voter fraud" isn't a good reason for stringent ID requirements.

Mitt's Troubles Never End

Nobody puts Sarah Palin in a corner.

The Boy Scouts Get It Wrong, Wrong, Wrong

Despite the hopes of reformers, the organization chooses to continue excluding gays.

Good Ads and Bad Ads

Romney tries and fails to counter the best ad the Obama campaign has produced.

Why "Knowing How the Economy Works" Is Not Enough

The presidency is not a technocratic position.

Woody, Harry, and Irving

The other famous American songwriters who had a role in pushing Guthrie to write his most well-known anthem

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