Andrew Sullivan Dives Right Back Into Trig Trutherism

Andrew Sullivan is back from vacation and back obsessing over the birth of a two-year old kid in Alaska.

The Coming Republican Crackup

Will a debate over foreign policy tear apart the GOP ? Probably not.

Human Brain Threat to Democracy?

The evidence that humans are irrational continues to mount. What does this mean for self-governance?

Professor Fired for Catholic Beliefs?

The Fox News headline “University of Illinois Instructor Fired Over Catholic Beliefs” is grossly misleading.

Democratic Poll Brings Bad News For Democrats

Another new poll brings bad news for Democrats and the President.

Pundits and Politicians

David Brooks and Gail Collins debate the proper role for pundits.

Jefferson Changed ‘Subjects’ to ‘Citizens’

Thomas Jefferson took great pains to hide the word he originally used for “citizens” in the Declaration of Independence.

Hitler Comparisons and Bad History

Contrary to popular belief, Adolf Hitler didn’t come to power by democratic means or because of his ability to whip the public into a frenzy.

Praise for the Military

While praise for the military often goes overboard, the reaction to the McChrystal flap shows our armed forces at their finest.

Time For A Fat President ?

Is it time to elect a President that doesn’t have that “lean and hungry look” ?

Obama and the Road to Tyranny

President Obama is following the example of his predecessors in abusing his power to enact his preferred policies. Has he gone too far?

Alito: Not True

Money and Politics

Caption Contest Winners

Qaddafi Son’s Dissertation

Elections and Protests