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Dumb and dumber: reviewing new books by David Frum and Jonah Goldberg.
Thanks to a cowed media, scaremongering is the only remaining area of conservative competence.
Teens getting pregnant: bad. Teens having babies: good. If this makes no sense, wake up and smell the Enfamil: it's 2008!
A paradox of American Jewish political behavior: they think like liberals, but they let belligerent right-wingers who demonize and distort their values speak for them.
As the old concept of privacy fades and a new one arises online, what is being lost?
In the early 1900s Walter Lippman laid the groundrules for public debate in America. Have the US media followed his prescriptions?
Pushing past TV's divisive debate format, a unusual forum in Iowa Saturday pushed Democratic candidates to really explain where they stand on pollution, immigration and predatory lending.
A recent collection of essays brings George Orwell into the new millennium.
At the Las Vegas Democratic debate, CNN Anchors Blitzer and Malvaux twisted legitimate questions into "gotcha" traps. There's gotta be a better way.