New York Times

National Review, Race, And Me
August 29, 2012

I answer National Review's absurd claim that it's Democrats (including me!), not Republicans, who have introduced race into the 2012 campaign.

Solidarity! The NFL Referee Lockout Is An Important Labor Stand-Off
August 29, 2012

Football players should stop bashing the replacement referees and start denouncing the owners. And the fans should join them.

Romney’s Crocodile Tears for the Uninsured
August 27, 2012

Tired of reading about Romney health care distortions? I'm tired of writing about them. But he hasn't stopped, so neither have I.

God Asks Akin To Quit Race
August 22, 2012

God, making a rare appearance during the 2012 election cycle, urges Todd Akin to quit the Missouri Senate race.

How Bradley Manning Became a Gay Martyr
August 21, 2012

Why the gay community is divided over whether to celebrate Bradley Manning.

More Wisdom from the Guy Who Brought You “Rape Can’t Get You Pregnant”
August 21, 2012

Meet the Republican doctor behind the myth that rape victims don't get pregnant. Here are some other scientifically suspect notions he's pushing.

New Proof That Business Elites Have Placed Their Bets on the Wrong Party
August 20, 2012

Political polarization has become an obstacle to economic growth because it is increasing uncertainty, and delaying new private sector investment and hiring. That’s the view emerging from the business community and—increasingly—from the economics profession. Earlier this month, in a front-page New York Times story, a number of CEOs gave voice to their fears about the fiscal cliff and the broader policy impasse in Congress. According to Vincent Reinhart, chief U.S.

Five Other Politicians Who’ve Said Idiotic Things About Rape
August 20, 2012

Todd Akin joins the pantheon of moron politicians who have said abhorrent things about rape and rape victims.

Is Pussy Riot’s Persecution Getting Too Much Coverage?
August 17, 2012

Is the Pussy Riot story the human-rights equivalent of one of those missing-white-vacationer stories that dominates morning TV?

Sheldon Adelson: No One Man Should Have All That Power
August 13, 2012

The sheer size of Sheldon Adelson's donations to Republican causes poses a real ethical quandary for Mitt Romney.

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