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From Dominique Strauss-Kahn to Casey Anthony to Rupert Murdoch, the media are debasing the public conversation—and therefore our democratic process.
Why my disagreement with Cornel West about Obama's presidency generated so much excitement.
The problem with Fox is not that it's conservative—it’s that it’s full of falsehoods.
A man like Murdoch deserves to be shunned. That he is celebrated instead tells you almost all you need to know about the insanity that grips our benighted political culture.
In Beck's twisted telling, it is activists like Piven—not the militias of the right—who threaten Americans' safety.
The revolution is far from over.
The shootings underscore that a strong social compact is the only real route to safety.
As American life becomes more and more like reality television, could product placement of a candidate become the surest route to the presidency?
Unchecked by campaign finance regulation, unchallenged by a journalism sufficient to expose abuses, a nearly unbeatable force opposed progressives in 2010.
We have increasingly substituted opinion and prejudice for science and reason.
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- Did Barack Obama Just Win Florida for the 2016 Democratic Nominee?
- How Bad Can Marco Rubio and Congress Muck Up the Cuba Shift?
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