A Shameful Victory for Obamacare's Opponents
May 13, 2014
Gee, who's to blame for that?
When It’s OK to Lie
June 12, 2012
Mitt Romney is not the most honest man in politics, but he may be among the smartest. Kevin Drum explains: Blatant lying has always been routine in local races that don’t get a lot of press coverage, but the brighter media spotlight kept at least a bit of a lid on it in higher profile races. However, with the splintering of the mainstream national media in recent years and the rise of the web and social media, national politics is local again.
Christ, You Know It Ain't Easy
February 22, 2010
I've been pointing out that the structural barriers to passing health care reform are very weak right now. Democrats just need 217 of their 255 House members, and 50 of their 59 Senators, to vote for something that nearly all of them have already voted for. The question of whether they can overcome their panic and mutual resentment to do so is a serious one.