Apr 29, 2011
It's easy to beat up on a big corporate law firm for acting cravenly in its financial self-interest. In the case of King & Spalding, the Atlanta firm that abruptly reneged on its commitment to defend the Defense of Marriage Act, the pummeling is entirely deserved.
Apr 28, 2011
There's a reason presidents go gray. The job is difficult. The pressures are unrelenting. If you don't realize this, you're not qualified to be president. Or you're Donald Trump, in which case you are also not qualified to be president.
Apr 22, 2011
When it comes to matters of money and politics, there is a big gulf between Democrats and Republicans -- in theory.
Apr 6, 2011
At fancy Washington dinner parties decades ago, it was the custom for men and women to part ways after the meal.
Apr 1, 2011
It's time to retire the false choice. As a rhetorical device, particularly as a political rhetorical device, the false choice has outlived its usefulness, if it ever had any.
Mar 30, 2011
In his speech Monday night to a public thoroughly, and understandably, befuddled about U.S. policy in Libya, President Obama began to fill in some important blanks.
Mar 18, 2011
Lawsuit Mom Nicole Imprescia took a quintessentially American approach to raising her child. First, she paid someone else to handle the work for her. Then she sued to get the money back.
Mar 16, 2011
It's possible to simultaneously worry about the debt and believe in an active and compassionate role for government. In fact, it's required.
Mar 10, 2011
In an era of instant pontificators on every subject imaginable, Broder was willing to say, "I have no clue." When Dave did allow as to how he had a clue, you quickly learned that it paid to listen.
Mar 4, 2011
If there is a better illustration of the decline of American culture, the triumph of technology over privacy, and the end of shame as a motivating force, I can't think of one.
Mar 2, 2011
For a man who won office talking about change we can believe in, Barack Obama can be a strangely passive president.
Feb 25, 2011
Mike Huckabee made a great argument for gay marriage. The once and perhaps future Republican presidential candidate didn't mean it that way, of course.