Newtown

The Politics of Gun Control Have Changed, But Will Democrats Notice?
December 14, 2012

Democrats may finally be able to use gun control as a wedge issue with key demographics.

Kick Start
December 04, 2009

Turning off the main highway in Johannesburg, South Africa, our minibus taxi is stopped by a police officer at a roadblock. Our driver, a jaunty Zulu-speaking teen sporting a black baseball cap and an ancient plastic armband that might have been a “LiveStrong” bracelet from another geological era, pulls over to the side of the road and rolls down his window. The officer reaches inside, hooks his fingers through the bracelet, snatches the driver out of the minibus, and begins punching him. None of my fellow passengers twitch.

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