Jamelle Bouie

Jamelle Bouie is a staff writer at The American Prospect.

Recent Articles

Obama and Conservative Democrats.

Liberal discontent notwithstanding, conservative Democrats are the real weak link in , says Public Policy Polling's Tom Jensen:

John McCain and Civil Rights.

With his hardened opposition to the Dream Act and Don't Ask Don't Tell repeal, John McCain has all but lost any goodwill he had among Democrats, moderates, and the press. For example, here is Joe Klein on his old friend:

Friday Nerd Blogging.


Via Ta-Nehisi Coates is an...interesting new AMC series:

Do We Need More Laws for Sex Offense?

A new Government Accountability Office report finds that some sexual offenders have found jobs in some schools:

In eleven cases, GAO investigators found, the teachers or staff members had targeted children before, and in six of the cases they were in new positions where they abused children again.

The GAO report follows a 2004 Department of Education report estimating that millions of students experience sexual misconduct by a school employee at some point between kindergarten and 12th grade. [...]


Political correctness and people who call things racist are the greatest threats to free speech, says Andrew Breitbart in this video from Reason (zoom ahead to 1:35):