Live Blog: The Second Republican Debate of 2016
September 16, 2015

The New Republic's writers and editors weigh in on the CNN debate on Wednesday night.

Hey Liberals, It's OK to Criticize Muslim Countries' Treatment of Gays
October 13, 2014

What Bill Maher, Ben Affleck, and Reza Aslan are missing.

The Account of How We Nearly Caught Osama bin Laden in 2001
August 25, 2014

We nearly captured Osama bin Laden just three months after the September 11 attacks.

When Does the Ferguson Story End?
August 19, 2014

At least two things probably need to happen first. Here they are.

Many Reservations
April 18, 2014

He used to point out the bullshit. Now he’s stepping in it.

Why "Piers Morgan Live" Couldn't Last
February 24, 2014

It's not because he's British. It's because he's shameless. 

What Happens When You Give TV's Biggest Fanboy His Own TV Show?
January 22, 2014

The remarkable rise of Brian Stelter.

The Five Worst Clips From Piers Morgan's Gun Control Crusade
November 14, 2013

In the November 25th issue of the magazine, I wrote about the spectacle of Piers Morgan's gun control crusade, which required watching a brain-melting number of hours of Morgan's CNN show.

There's Very Little Fire in CNN's Revived 'Crossfire'
September 10, 2013

For weeks, CNN has been promising that the new "Crossfire" would be a different kind of cable news show. “Americans are tired of cheap debate, but they want deep debate,” host Van Jones said in an interview before the show aired.