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How did American politics degenerate into the two opposing worldviews that govern the country today?

Homeless child

Who will speak for the rights of the unborn now that Rick Santorum is gone from the race? 

Coca Cola

Thanks to pressure over "Stand Your Ground" laws, Coca-Cola and Pepsi have dropped their ALEC memberships.

The Republicans are a sick joke, and their narrow ideological stupidity has left rational voters no choice in the coming presidential election but Barack Obama.

How some Republican are transforming a conspiracy theory into a policy position.

Mitt Romney

With Mitt Romney’s Super-PAC limo now on cruise control to victory at the GOP convention, voters are left with only two reasons to vote against Barack Obama.

Birth control on the shelf

Rush Limbaugh's anti-contraception tirade targeted a single woman. Would he have had done the same if Sandra Fluke had been married?

Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney

There may be tension but there isn’t a class war within the Republican Party, because they’re all on the same side.

Cecile Richards

How, exactly, did she turn a relentless right-wing assault into a source of renewed political power for Planned Parenthood?

Blogs

Even the non-Fox mainstream media is reporting more on Obama’s criticism of Ryan than on what Ryan’s plan would do to the poor and middle-class.

April 18, 2011

What would Ryan's purported heroine, Ayn Rand, make of his big-government control freakery?

April 16, 2011

Katrina vanden Heuvel talks about the political class in Washington's broke and bankrupt debate on the deficit.

April 12, 2011

Whatever one thinks of the foreign and domestic policy outcomes of the past two years, it is clear that the Obama administration has stumbled in its ability to tell a compelling story.

April 12, 2011

Fourteen percent of Speaker Boehner’s constituents live below the federal poverty line of $22,400 per year for a family of four. His budget targets these vulnerable people.

April 11, 2011

A tale of journalistic cowardice.

April 10, 2011

By failing to thematically challenge the GOP’s budget, President Obama has made it easier for John Boehner to keep demanding larger and larger spending cuts.

April 8, 2011

Attacks by Republicans on Planned Parenthood during the budget fight illustrate how radical social conservatives still hold the balance of power inside the GOP.

April 8, 2011

Reed Richardson comes up with questions for the Republican presidential debates.

April 7, 2011

A mixture of Republican heartlessness and Democratic cowardice has brought us to the brink of a government shutdown.

April 6, 2011