Margaret Thatcher famously referred to publicity as the oxygen on which terrorists depend. Ayman al-Zawahiri, who replaced Osama bin Laden as the leader of al-Qaeda, agrees, claiming that his organization and its enemies are “in …
Real Woman (and Men) Might Just Get Paid Family Leave. Finally.
It’s time we shrug off the “Superwoman Syndrome” that forces working mothers to figure everything out on their own
Report Card for Congress, 2013: Incredibly Inefficient but Not Lazy
Congressional dysfunction is caused by a political culture in which members are on edge about appearing cordial with colleagues with whom they disagree
Bratton’s Back: Even Progressives Need Police
Thanks to Bratton and Kelly, even self-styled ‘progressive’ mayors now understand that public safety is the precondition for all other urban innovations
Democrats Nuked the Senate’s Reputation
The former Wyoming senator on why a Senate with less ‘politics’ is a terrible thing
Obama Moves Away from the Lincoln Halo
Lincoln mania has officially ended in the White House
What’s So Bad About Casual Drug Use?
Most people who try cocaine don’t go on to become addicts
Majority Leader Eric Cantor: President Obama Should Abandon This Terrible Deal with Iran
What does it say that the UN is calling for a full suspension of Iran’s nuclear enrichment activities while the American president is willing to accept far less?
Give Rob Ford Rehab, Not Ridicule
Making fun of the “crack-smoking mayor” is easy. As friends and loved ones of addicts know, what’s hard is understanding the causes of their destructive behavior.
Gloria Borger: Obama’s “No Drama” Credo Led to the ACA Website Disaster
The president should have established a “zone of immunity” for truth-tellers who could deliver the bad news
Politicians Really Are Big Babies
Partisanship starts in infancy, but that’s no reason our elected officials can’t outgrow our parochial natures
One Thing Obamacare Can’t Fix: Bad Addiction Treatment
Correction appended, March 26, 2014.
After weeks spent offering up increasingly desperate excuses for the glitchy rollout of Obamacare’s insurance exchanges, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius seemed
What Will It Take to Make a Woman President?
Don’t present it as a “woman’s issue.” Sell it as diversity of opinion.