Politics & Policy

Revenge of Che

Hollywood’s latest round of “Che-mania” kicked off last Friday in New York with a one week preview of Steven Soderbergh’s epic four hour biopic on the life and times of ...
Politics & Policy

Unqualified

Given the media drumbeat highlighting Alaska governor Sarah Palin’s lack of international policy experience and the corollary proposition that she’s unfit to be a heartbeat from the presidency, it might ...
Politics & Policy

Palin’s Moment

Thank you for the question, Ms. Ifill — patronizing though it is. And, yes, if pressed, I could probably stand up right now, walk across the stage and name every ...
Politics & Policy

No Recount on Reality

Recount, HBO’s dramatic recreation of events surrounding Florida’s 2000 presidential voting fiasco which landed George W. Bush in the White House, debuts on May 25. Early returns look good, at ...
Politics & Policy

The Cognitive Gap

Conservative commentators, with a few exceptions, have spent the last few days picking apart Barack Obama’s “A More Perfect Union” speech on the problem of race in American history, politics, ...
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It’s One War

If you accept the analytical posture of critics of the Iraq invasion, it makes no sense for the NYPD, the Port Authority, and the Secret Service to veto the request ...
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Bad Newz

Whoopi Goldberg, in her first day as permanent co-host of The View, raised eyebrows when she seemed to defend disgraced Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick, who last month pleaded guilty ...