Chris Christie And Other Weighty Issues

Chris Christie’s weight has become a political concern, apparently.

Tribal Politics

Much of politics is visceral rather than intellectual.

Pawlenty and the Pundit’s Fallacy

America’s pundits have never met anyone who didn’t think Tim Pawlenty would be a good nominee.

Obama’s 2012 Re-Election Strategy: The Politics Of Personal Destruction?

The Obama re-election campaign is preparing an extraordinarily negative campaign against Mitt Romney.

How Obama Lost Control Of The Debt Negotiations

Barack Obama’s biggest enemy in the debt negotiations has been himself.

Republican Party Politics And The Isolationist Canard

A few Republicans have picked up on John McCain’s criticism of critics of the Libya mission as being “isolationist.”

Ron Paul Says He Would Have Voted Against The 1964 Civil Rights Act

Thanks to an appearance on Hardball we’ve got another story about a 47 year old law.

Tax Cuts and the Post Hoc Ergo Propter Hoc Fallacy

Minor fluctuation in tax rates is not the most significant thing happening in the world’s largest economy.

John McCain and DADT

Despite the Defense Department releasing its study showing that the effects of allowing gays to serve openly would be minimal, Senator John McCain isn’t convinced.

Will A Republican Congress Impeach President Obama ?

Will a Republican-controlled Congress bring about the third Presidential Impeachment in American history? Jonathan Chait thinks it’s virtually certain that it will, I’m not so sure.

Supreme Court Confirmation Crisis?

Are we nearing the point where presidents won’t be able to fill Supreme Court vacancies?

The Wall Street Journal Versus Moral Responsibility

In arguing against lifting liability caps on offshore drilling, the Wall Street Journal is arguing against both moral responsibility and the free market.

Pseudo Experts

Of No Party or Clique

Pressing Obama

Liberaltarian Fissures