News and Features
This article draws on reporting by Eyal Press, Esther Kaplan and Katha Pollitt.
More than a thousand days have passed since September 11, 2001, yet the wounds are still raw.
"If Vice President Cheney were here, he'd tell you all to go fuck yourself!"
"I am angry that so many sons of the powerful and well placed...managed to wangle slots in Reserve and National Guard units." --Colin Powell on the Vietnam War, in My American Journey
When New York City was announced as the site of the Republican National Convention back in January 2003, it seemed an odd choice of location.
George W. Bush is damaged goods, but he has found his campaign voice--the forked tongue of the high road/low road politician.
As Republicans gather in New York City, the Bush campaign will undergo a drastic makeover, camouflaging gutter tactics with a veneer of moderation calculated to help the President win another fou
His refusal to recant his war vote plays into the President's hands.
Bringing more churchgoers into the fold poses a complex challenge for Democrats.
Regular people, just plain working folks
Always stood out in my eyes.
I scorn all those people who drink wine instead
Of eating Frito pies.