A lobby at a crossroads
At its annual conference, the group recognizes its image problem—but hesitates to offer a bold solution
John Judis answers his conservative critics.
How to Make Enemies by Polling
I don’t like to pick on pollsters. It is a kind of cottage industry during election years, but I believe that Gallup has stepped way over the line with its polling on “What country anywhere in the world do you consider to be the United States' greatest enemy today?” Election polling at least concerns a defined choice that American have to make—namely who to vote for. Even polling on policies reflects a discussion that is occurring in the country. But this poll imposes a framework of allies vs.
Without it, a few large companies will have an inordinate amount of power over what people hear, say, and see over the internet.
Comcast Time-Warner merger will create Orwellian monopoly
In George Orwell’s 1984, the world is divided into three totalitarian superstates, but in the world of broadband and cable television only a single company may soon reign supreme. Comcast announced today it has agreed to acquire Time-Warner, its largest and only significant competitor in the cable and broadband business.
Kristof's column on Dylan Farrow and Allen was out of bounds
I have tried to steer clear of the controversy created by the publication by New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof of an open letter by Dylan Farrow alleging that Woody Allen molested her when she was seven years old. I have read some of the older news stories and Allen’s response today in The New York Times, but I haven’t studied the matter closely.
Inside the framework for a two-state solution
Inside the framework for a two-state solution.
The president stands strong against Senate pressure.
Obama and the Democrats are in deep trouble
Obama and the Democrats are in deep trouble.
How the president made such a mess in Syria.