Jamelle Bouie

Jamelle Bouie is a staff writer at The American Prospect.

Recent Articles

Obama Is a Muslim, Says One-Fifth of America.

In today's surprising news, a growing number of Americans believe that President Obama is a Muslim. According to the results of a new national survey by the Pew Research Center, 18 percent of Americans believe that Obama is a Muslim, up from 11 percent in March 2009:

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+10 to Obstructionism, -10 to Accountability.


This is a pretty good illustration of the problems a routine super majority requirement creates for democratic accountability:

Ailing 9/11 responders slammed President Obama on Tuesday for sounding off on the Ground Zero mosque while keeping silent on a $7.2 billion health care bill.

Chris Christie is Just an Observer.

At least, that's what he said in a press conference yesterday on the Cordoba House controversy: