Jamelle Bouie

Jamelle Bouie is a staff writer at The American Prospect.

Recent Articles

America's Petulant Business Class.

Yesterday, David Gregory -- ostensibly well-informed host of MSNBC's Meet the Press -- tweeted this reality-challenged comment about Larry Summer's impending departure from the White House, "After Summers does Obama tap someone from business community? Opportunity to ease the tension."

Christianity is Bigger Than Christine O'Donnell.

This morning, Matthew Yglesias wrote a pretty decent post on Christine O'Donnell that was unfortunately marred by a pretty narrow take on Christianity as it applies to lying:

Can It All Be That Simple? Yes.

Dan Balz in today's Washington Post:

One of the persistent mysteries about the president is why someone who began his adult life as a community organizer, working with economically displaced workers in Chicago, has had so much difficulty making a connection with voters on economic issues. That was a problem during his presidential campaign. From the questions on Monday, it remains a problem today.

Who Is to Blame for the Enthusiasm Gap?

According to Gallup's most recent release, the enthusiasm gap between Democrats and Republicans is large and growing: