Jaime Fuller

Jaime Fuller is a former associate editor at The American Prospect

Recent Articles

Daily Meme: Your One-Stop Guide to Ruining Thanksgiving

  • Turkey and politics, served on the rocks of fractious family dinner conversation, is a volatile cocktail best left unserved over the holidays. 
  • Most D.C. columnists don't seem to have gotten the memo, seeing as they've bombarded us with unsightly heaps of Thanksgiving metaphors.
  • In discussing the Hobby Lobby contraception-mandate case, Michelle Malkin writes, "Religious liberty is front and center on the nation’s Thanksgiving table."

Daily Meme: The Turkey Has Landed

  • The White House is expecting a very important guest tomorrow. Said guest is adored by the children of the nation, loves Beyoncé,  is obsessive about exercise, and a total ham in front of the press. He also tastes delicious with cranberry sauce.

Daily Meme: The West's Nuclear Options

  • Over the weekend, we finally worked out a nuclear deal with Iran. Here's the plan.
  • And if you'd rather not waste time reading the agreement, here's a pretty chartfrom The New York Times that breaks it all down.

Daily Meme: A Trip Down Memory Lane with the Nuclear Option

  • "To prevent Democrats from blocking President Bush's judicial nominees, Senate Republicans are considering a parliamentary maneuver with potentially explosive consequences called ''the nuclear option.'"
  • "The Republicans see the filibuster as an annoying obstacle."

Cliffnotes for the Chattering Class: The JFK Assassination

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​In 1965, there was already a glut of Kennedy books being published by the many assembled observers of JFK's death. The only qualification necessary to write a book on the presidential assassination on November 22, 1963, was a healthy ego; decades later, merely having a pulse when Lee Harvey Oswald's bullet struck warrants a healthy advance. Historian James MacGregor Burns reviewed two of the big ones, both by people who were truly qualified to comment on Camelot—Arthur Schlesinger Jr., Kennedy's court historian, and Ted Sorenson, the slain president's speechwriter. His 1965 review of Schlesinger's A Thousand Days starts: