Chris Christie Has Hit Rock Bottom
March 06, 2015
Chris Christie may live on the national stage, but his disappointing track record at home will come back to bite him.
Sheldon Adelson Has Finally Found an Issue He Can Truly Influence
November 19, 2013
Hint: It has nothing to do with Israel.
Bring Back Intrade! It’s A Perfect Reflection of Our Corruption.
September 24, 2013
According to a new academic study, reports Slate and a bunch of other places, a single trader was responsible for between $4 and $7 million in Intrade bets on Mitt Romney during the final two weeks of the 2012 election cycle.
Don't Let Chuck Hagel's Hardline Israel Critics Sink His Nomination
December 18, 2012
The former Republican senator deserves a fair shot to become the next Secretary of Defense.
The Super PAC Flameout
October 19, 2012
Democrats have been able to compete with the army of billionaire conservatives just fine—at least for now.
Tampa Dispatch: The GOP’s Ladies Room
August 29, 2012
TAMPA—Feeling a little addled by the mess of white tents, clueless volunteers, and hapless security of the GOP convention, ladies? Respite awaits at Tampa’s “Woman Up Pavilion,” a convention-week oasis located just a few doors down from the Hooters in a Tampa shopping center. Inside, guests can attend panels on social media and space exploration, or simply while away the time sipping signature cocktails—the “Lady Lemonade,” say, or the “Woman Uptini,” made of Grey Goose L’orange, triple sec, lime juice, and cranberry.
America on the Brink of Oligarchy
August 24, 2012
The Unheavenly Chorus: Unequal Political Voice and the Broken Promise of American Democracy By Kay Lehman Schlozman, Sidney Verba, and Henry E. Brady (Princeton University Press, 693 pp., $35) Oligarchy By Jeffrey A. Winters (Cambridge University Press, 323 pp., $29.99) The MoveOn Effect: The Unexpected Transformation of American Political Advocacy By David Karpf (Oxford University Press, 237 pp., $27.95) THIS IS A SEASON of political anxiety, and the source of that unease is not only the election and looming economic uncertainties.