Jon Margolis, a former national political correspondent for the Chicago Tribune, is the author of The Last Innocent Year: America in 1964.
Last night's debate felt less about picking a winner and more about unseating the woman who is leading the Democratic field. But are voters paying attention?Jon MargolisSep 27, 2007
Thompson's failure to upstage the GOP debate with his formal presidential bid was to be expected in a race where the Republican candidates are all sticking to the same positions.Jon MargolisSep 06, 2007
At yesterday's Republican presidential primary debate in Manchester, ignorance was bliss.Jon MargolisJun 06, 2007
In the Democratic presidential primary debate in New Hampshire, CNN aimed for grade-school name-calling.Jon MargolisJun 04, 2007
Don't believe the "hardy independence" nonsense. Americans eagerly pander to state and throne -- and have throughout the country's history.Jon MargolisMay 09, 2007