The group blog of The New Republic
November 21, 2013
What Australia's conservatives did to the country's groundbreaking Medibank program should send chills up the spines of Obamacare supporters.
And Elizabeth Warren is ready to ride it
"Too Big To Fail" is in real trouble. It's about time.
Did these Republicans even watch the movie?
The research on the health effects of coffee is hardly cohesive. Is it good or bad for you? The American Heart Association is just the latest to support the former, with new evidence that coffee may improve cardiovascular health. We’ve rounded up some studies so you can do your own cost-benefit analysis.
What her autobiography tells us about her feud with Liz
The Bush family dynamics were often compared to Shakespeare. But the Cheneys might have just one-upped them on that front. This week, Liz said she does not support gay marriage and Mary replied with an angry Facebook post and an interview in Politico where she said “I’m not supporting Liz’s candidacy.
Colbert and Stewart have had a week-long field day with Rob Ford drug humor, running segments called “Cracked” (“intrepid intoxicant aficionado Rob Ford”), “Canadian Enablers” (“I heard that Mayor Ford’s approval ratings went up after he said he smoked crack. You know what that makes you as a city?
CBS News released a devastating poll on Wednesday: “President Obama's job approval rating has plunged to the lowest of his presidency… and Americans' approval of the Affordable Care Act has dropped to its lowest since CBS News started polling on the law.” Other polls have been equally dismal.
November 20, 2013
Read his Big Thoughtful Foreign Policy Speech and see if you can find a single idea
Her feuding daughters could learn a lot from it
And her feuding daughters could actually learn a lot from it.