'Tis the season when Fox News just has tons and tons of material, bless their tiny hearts. The channel's annual "War on Christmas" meltdown has become a bit of a running gag with the rest of the world, "a gift to busy news producers trying to fill the airwaves," as Politico put it earlier this week. ... More >>
When Nelson Mandela died last week, the internet had its own sort of Truth and Reconciliation Commission, which went rather less well than South Africa's. As Mandela is a well-loved world figure, it's only natural that even his former enemies would want to act like they liked him when he passed; an ... More >>
Last week President Obama, inspired by December's Newtown shootings, announced 23 executive actions, and proposed some legislation, to address gun violence. The actions are rather mild ("Require criminal background checks for all gun sales," "Nominate an ATF Director," etc.) and the legislation prob ... More >>
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Call them the popular front to MoveOn.org's dogged efforts to defeat Republicans at the ballot box this November. Today the anti-Bush campaign World Can't Wait is pledging to bring legions of fellow Bush foes to the streets here in New York and in cities across the country, in a collective manife ... More >>
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