Politics

No Such Thing As Good Luck

Or so Mitt Romney thinks.

If Only the President Would Make Speeches, Everything Would Be Different

The bizarre idea that Obama never tried to convince the public on health care reform.

Mitt Romney Thinks You're a Sucker

You don't have accounts in the Caymans? What a chump.

The Deep, Dark Mysteries of Pennsylvania's Voter ID

There is no clear plan to help Pennsylvanians get the ID now required for voting. Does the state want thousands to simply stay home on Election Day?

You Can't Beat Voter ID with Facts

Liberals tend to offer evidence for their policy positions, but what they need is a competing vision.

The Incongruous Olympics

Will the Olympics be a break from Europe and England's problems, or make them more vivid?

The Graceful Ghetto of Women’s Sports

We've become accustomed to seeing female athletes compete in events like gymnastics and swimming, but we're far less comfortable when they play "men's sports."

The Masked Morality of the Batman Trilogy

The Dark Knight Rises is not an easy parable for the political left or right.

It's Not about the Gaffes

Mitt Romney's slips of the tongue aren't the problem: It's what he says when he's thinking.

Sluggish Growth Makes Obama a Slight Favorite

As long as the status quo holds, the president is still positioned to win reelection.

James Holmes: There, We Said It

Let's stop playing word games and start talking seriously about how to prevent another massacre like the one in Colorado.

Who's Affected by Pennsylvania's Voter-ID Law?

The ACLU's smart lawsuit shows it's not just freaks who don't have government-issued identification.

Don't Fil-A the First Amendment

Supporters of the gay community can make their case without violating their opponents' right to free speech.

Sally Ride's Right to Remain Silent

Respecting diversity means being okay with the astronaut's decision not to out herself earlier.

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