Kevin Mahnken

All Over But the Shouting

The campaign against Mozilla's CEO was the height of intolerance

Why is it now insufficient to debate our adversaries and coexist with them? Why must we now shame, censure, silence? 

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The former Massachusetts senator has all but declared his Senate candidacy—and hinted he yearns for higher office.

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House of Nerds

The smartest member of Congress is retiring. Who inherits his title?

Candidates to succeed Rep. Rush Holt—the Jeopardy champ and PhD in nuclear physics—atop the House of Nerds

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Red States' Legally Dubious Strategy to Destroy Obamacare

Nullification by any other name...

In states with dreadful health outcomes, they're spending a lot of energy trying to keep people from signing up for health care

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The Best State of the Union Addresses, Ever

Historians weigh in with their top choices

When President Barack Obama delivers his sixth State of the Union address to Congress on Tuesday, he is expected to address ways of combatting economic inequality, as well as reforming immigration and the NSA. Skilled orator though he is, Obama will have a tough time living up to many of his predecessors, whose State of the Union addresses uplifted the spirit and psyche of the country in hard economic and political times.

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Kiefer Sutherland and Ray Liotta Are the New Most Interesting Men in the World?

Liquor ads in the age of the "gentleman" spokesman

Does every liquor really need its own "gentleman" spokesman?

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Billy Joel!?!?

The Kennedy Center Honors are a debauched sham

It's time to end the worst awards show in America

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Scott Brown Is a Carpetbagger—and There's Nothing Wrong With That

Running in New Hampshire, and taking on a fatuous political tradition

Scott Brown Is Getting Ready to Run in New Hampshire—And Take On American Politics' Most Fatuous Tradition

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Evo Morales, Beyonce, Tariq Aziz: Sooner or later, everyone visits Mandela's cell in Robben Island.

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