Election

We Can't Just Play Defense on Voting Access. It's Time to Make Voting Easier.
November 30, 2013

There could be a revolution in voting access that makes elections smarter, cheaper, and more inclusive. If we demand it.

Alexander Payne Has Mastered the Midwest. Now He Must Move to the Big City.
November 20, 2013

Alexander Payne does not make mistakes, and that would seem to be his only serious handicap or restraint. But he has so many delicious virtues of taste, precision, and modesty. He has tragic instincts but will not succumb to melancholy.

These Eight Charts Explain Why 'Blue Texas' Won't Happen
August 11, 2013

The numbers don’t support the hype.

He’s Handsome, He’s Progressive, He’s a Rocker...
And man, would Martin O’Malley make a lousy presidential candidate
July 02, 2013

And man, would Martin O’Malley make a lousy presidential candidate.