The group blog of The New Republic
April 24, 2014
Of course, that would suggest the media overhyped the story. And that never happens.
A theory of the 2014 elections
If Obamacare recedes as an issue, Republicans might start wishing they hadn't staked everything on it.
April 23, 2014
A conversation with Michael Lewis
In an interview, the 'Moneyball' author talks about Wall Street, his changing politics, and the French Marxist who's competing with him on the bestseller list.
House GOP leaders say they are upset so many people are still uninsured. Yeah, right.
Flipping from one language to another can reveal a whole new you.
Get ready for another months-long unskewing temper tantrum.
Conservatives want you to believe that Democrats are running away from Obamacare everywhere, despite mountains of evidence that a) it's just not true, and b) the politics of Obamacare are complex, and changing before our eyes. Here is a particularly intricate contortion, in response to a new radio ad from Senator Kay Hagan.
It's only three months of evidence so far, but it supports the liberal position.
April 22, 2014
An Odd Hour Of Television.
It's entirely in keeping with the judicial restraint we've been urging right-wing justices to observe. And it could have been much worse.