Bill Kristol suggests in his most recent column that America spent the decade "not policing the world." Not so, says the historical record.
A new RNC report frets about its inability to reach people who don't already identify as partisan Republicans.
A controversial Philadelphia Magazine story raises that question by anonymously airing the racial views of white people.
Ezra Klein rose to prominence as a progressive. Now he says he's just data-driven. But there's more to policy than that.
The joystick is seized. The claw is positioned within the lobster tank. It descends on your command. Are you sure you want to claim your prize?
The black market in marijuana causes staggering amounts of death, corruption, and incarceration. Failing to confront that is deeply irresponsible.
The most popular conservative demagogue in America signals that hawkish foreign policy dogma may be losing its hold on the GOP.
If speaking times show who matters to the movement, here is who's in and who's out. Ted Cruz gets the most time of all, Rick Santorum the least.
If the Obama Administration's definition of "combatant" is absurd on its face, Americans don't have to accept it.
Most journalists failed to anticipate his role in the Senate, focusing instead on a distracting controversy about the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Former ACORN employee Juan Carlos Vera sued after being wrongly portrayed as a willing participant in an underage sex-trafficking scheme. Breitbart still hasn't corrected the item!
In post-9/11 America, every admission by the executive branch of what the law doesn't permit is valuable.
A single sentence from Senator Ron Wyden sums up the radicalism of the administration's national-security policies.
The Kentucky Republican's nearly 13-hour stand on the Senate floor, condensed into a tight brief for civil liberties
Compare a huge anti-war rally with a few "Bush = Hitler" signs to what mainstream conservative writers were saying.
The attorney general should be brought before Congress and interrogated about his notion of what the president could do in the aftermath of an attack.
When apparent hate crimes happen on campus, the trick is to provide targeted students all the support they need without empowering provocateurs.
Coverage would be more relevant to citizens if reporters held Congress responsible for passing bills and President Obama responsible for signing or vetoing them.
A reader argues that "the choice of celibacy by gays growing up in an evangelical household is not freely made."
The iconic newspaperman says his criticism of the White House was grounded in concern for young reporters. He isn't doing them any favors.