Politics

Are Women the Richer Sex?

I don't think that means what you think it means. 

A Sad Day for Our Democracy

Partisan politics aside, it's disgraceful that we've empowered lawmakers to disenfranchise our fellow citizens.

The Problem of Motive Questioning

It's everywhere, and it's poison.

Fear of a Black Polity

What the "Obama as affirmative action candidate" narrative tells us about African Americans and political participation.

Today in Needless Mendacity

The Romney campaign's response to today's jobs numbers.

You Know Who Else Had Six Letters In His First Name? Hitler.

Right-wingers get vicious and nutty, nobody gets too upset.

Romney's Greatest Asset

Above all, the former Massachusetts governor seems competent, and that's what voters want.

Look to the Revisions!

The real story in today's jobs report is the higher-than-reported job growth of the previous two months.

Mitt Romney: Still Afraid

That "move to the center" is going to have to wait.

A Black Cloud Over the Ballot Box

The battle over voter ID

Newton Gingrich's Passage to Power

Newt's political career may be over, but Mitt Romney is little more than Gingrich-lite. The legacy of the former speaker goes on.

How Romney Brilliantly Summed Up GOP Ideology in a Single Sentence

In short, "I don't care and it's not my problem."

"Don't Say Gay" Bill Prompts Lawmaker to Say He's Gay

Zach Wyatt not only announced his opposition to a bill banning almost any discussions of sexuality in school—he also came forward with his own story.

Don't Adopt from Ethiopia

When large amounts of money are exchanged between a wealthy country and a poor country, here's what happens.

By All Means, Politicize the Bin Laden Killing

The difficulty of predicting the next presidency necessitates it.

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