IN THE April 30, 2012, ISSUE

Big &#%!ing Joker

An August 26, 2008, Politico story began: “During his first full day of solo campaigning, newly minted Democratic vice presidential candidate Joe Biden showed some of the flashes of the ...

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Politics & Policy

On Judicial Review

It’s a good thing that President Barack Obama was not writing his law-school exams when he attacked judicial review. The administration is reeling from the Supreme Court’s tough questioning of ...
Politics & Policy

Youth Movement

Dayton, Ohio — The first Senate candidate Senator Marco Rubio (R., Fla.) endorsed this year was Ohio’s state treasurer, Josh Mandel. On the day of his endorsement, Rubio explained to ...

Features

Politics & Policy

Big &#%!ing Joker

An August 26, 2008, Politico story began: “During his first full day of solo campaigning, newly minted Democratic vice presidential candidate Joe Biden showed some of the flashes of the ...

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TO: OlbermannK@hotmail.com

TO: OlbermannK@hotmail.com FROM: ariannahuff@huffpo.com RE: Drink? Keith! Darling! I wish I could get together this week. Just totally crazy with everything. But quickly, before I forget, no, we don’t have any plan to do ...
Politics & Policy

Poetry

  Patience of Dreams A dream arrives with the comforting aura of the mists of morning; a time without shadow or warnings, as I, as horseman, unbridle and release the animal into a broad ...
Happy Warrior

Middle-Class Mick

Midway through a Julie Burchill column in the Guardian bemoaning the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, I was startled to learn the following: Although fewer than 10 percent of British children attend ...
Politics & Policy

Letters

Fiery Defense In the April 2 issue’s “Week” section, you comment that the Chevy Volt had an “annoying habit of bursting into flames.” Two Volts did burst into flames, but both had ...
Politics & Policy

The Week

‐Okay, now can we see his Harvard Law transcript? ‐ Even before Rick Santorum dropped out of the primary, Mitt Romney, President Obama, and political journalists were all acting as though ...
Athwart

Hunger Strike

I don’t mind Arby’s. It’ll do. The last time I ate there I thought, Hey, I’m not regretting this. Some red sauce, some white sauce, a bun that doesn’t taste ...