polarization

The Inevitable Republican Collapse That Will End the Shutdown
The grim, angry, loopy, and predetermined conclusion to Washington's crisis
October 13, 2013

The crisis in Washington is grinding, miserably, to a close. Here's who wins, and how it shakes out. 

Bipartisan Online Dating? No Thanks.
September 03, 2013

Last week, the Pacific Standard made the intriguing claim that online dating is worsening America's political polarization. Scanning the headline, it seemed possible.