Tag Archives: Bill Clinton

Okay, a wig, not a toupee.

Point/Counterpoint: Sean Beaudoin vs. Sean Murphy – the 90’s Edition

Take a front row seat for this exciting, no-holds-barred game of style and wit, in which eight topics of the day are parsed, thrust, and parried as you listen to the intellectual steel clang! Continue reading




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The Power of Political Narrative: Part One, The GOP

We know the Democrats consistently drown in a river of good intentions. Why are the Republicans so successful staying on script? They keep it simple, stupid. This is how the Reagan Revolution happened, why it endures, and why it matters today as much as ever. Continue reading




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Plaintiffs in the Prop 8 case: Jeffrey Zarrillo, Paul Katami, Kristen Perry & Sandy Stier.

DOMA-sticity or Has Antonin Scalia Gone Completely Barking Mad?

If same-sex couples are denied a right to marry, based on the specious argument that marriage has always been between one man and one woman, the rights of ALL citizens are in danger. Continue reading




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Shock & Awe

May 1, 2012, marks the ninth anniversary of George W. Bush’s “Mission Accomplished” speech, and the seventh anniversary of the publication of the Downing Street memo. Greg Olear recounts—and re-counts—the invasion of Iraq. Continue reading




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My Boyfriend, Jesus

In which Diana Spechler reminisces about her college boyfriend, who thought he was Jesus. Continue reading




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