Who Are You Calling a Liberal?
February 06, 2013
If Obama is liberalism's standard bearer, liberalism's in bad shape.
Obama's Honeymoon With Hip-Hop Is Over
January 23, 2013
The Lupe Fiasco debacle only highlighted a deeper fissure.
Obama said he wouldn't let Republicans practice economic policy extortion. And he prevailed.
There's a War in Cyberspace over Icons vs. Text
January 17, 2013
How would you like to learn about an app's terms of service?
Obama's Sainthood Won't Raise The Debt Limit
January 14, 2013
President Obama's doing an excellent job of getting himself into heaven, but that won't raise the debt limit.
Keep the Change: Why Obama Has No Use for Platinum Coins
January 13, 2013
Why won't Obama use the platinum coin? Maybe because he thinks he'll prevail without it.
"1600 Penn" and the Tedium of the Goofball White House Comedy
January 10, 2013
"1600 Penn" is too absurd to be funny
When It Comes to Worldview, Jack Lew is Obama in Coke-Bottle Glasses
January 09, 2013
Two years ago I was interviewing Tim Geithner when he started ticking off the ways he was poorly suited to being Treasury secretary late in Obama’s first term. Above all, he said, was the fact that the job was increasingly focused on questions of values and ideology—how the government should spend its scarce resources, who should get the shaft and who should pick up the tab—whereas Geithner saw himself as a financial technocrat. “A huge part of the economic challenge the president faces on this stuff is that it’s going to be at the center of the political debate,” he told me.