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Martin Baron's Plan to Save The Washington Post
December 17, 2012

D.C. changed, but the Washington Post didn't. Can Metro coverage save it now?

What Those Glowing Obits Didn't Tell You About Joe Allbritton
December 14, 2012

The banking and media magnate's dealings with corrupt dictators.

A Letter to Advertisers on Behalf of Mitt Romney’s New Magazine
November 15, 2012

Mitt Romney told supporters he's thinking about starting a monthly newsletter. Here's a preview

Disco and Dinosaurs in L.A.’s Contemporary Art World
September 06, 2012

Reading about the latest controversy at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles—the apparently forced resignation of the longtime head curator Paul Schimmel over the pop-culture exhibitions that the new director Jeffrey Deitch is bringing to the museum—I experienced my usual feelings of disbelief.

Washington Times: Messiah? Who, Moon?
September 04, 2012

The other obits all said Rev. Moon called himself the messiah. Why did his own Washington Times leave that out?

Is Ann Romney the Asset Everyone Assumes?
August 29, 2012

Ann Romney gave as good a speech as she could have hoped to. But is her appeal as broad as everyone assumes? I'm not so sure.

Daily Breakdown: Likely Voter Screens Boost Romney
August 24, 2012

Fox News and CNN have surveys showing Romney making gains after shifting to a likely voter model. That’s utterly predictable, but the size of Romney’s gains is more interesting.

Even the Costa Ricans... and Chinese and Mexicans...
May 14, 2012

“Even the Costa Ricans have health insurance for all their people.” That was Howard Dean’s old line, when he was talking about all the countries that had universal health care.

What Romney Isn’t Telling You About Health Care
April 23, 2012

Romney’s health care plan would likely mean fewer people with insurance, higher deficits, and more disruption to job-based coverage.

Rule of Three
November 24, 2011

The two most salient facts about Mitt Romney’s presidential candidacy as the January primaries approach are that he is always first or second in the polls and that his support is stuck at about 25 percent. It’s premature to call Romney the presumptive nominee before any votes are cast, but this year’s Republican field is so weak that alternative outcomes are pretty hard to imagine. Yet the GOP base remains wary of Romney because of his moderate record in Massachusetts and the extreme pliability of his political views.