Amid all the expensive camerawork and sharp matching windbreakers on the major TV networks’ coverage of Monday's tornado in Moore, Oklahoma, the best dispatches largely came from local TV news. In the Times, Brian Stelter quoted John Welsh of KFOR, the NBC-affiliated TV station, eyeing the ruined landscape from his helicopter and repeating the word “gone” as he realized how many local landmarks had been leveled.
A tornado puts Oklahoma's Republican senators to the test
A tornado puts Oklahoma's Republican senators to the test.
Can one determined libertarian stop millions of people from getting health insurance?
I recently observed that the right had invented a Democratic "war on men" to fend off complaints about the Republican war on women with regard to abortion and contraception. There is no war on men, I assured my readers. Perhaps I was too hasty. Although there's no serious war on men, apparently there has developed a parody war on men. State legislators are introducing various pieces of "anti-male" legislation related to reproduction not because they want them to become law but because they want to want to show how asinine and one-sided the conservative reproductive agenda is.