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Paul Waldman looks at the loopy claims of conservatives who see a new tyranny rising up in the shape of the Obama administration.
Waldman links to this hilarious video from Jon Stewart's The Daily Show. It pretty much says all that needs to be said.
Posted at 01:40 PM in Politics | Permalink
George Packer of The New Yorker outlines President Obama's commitment to activist government.
Posted at 06:43 PM in Politics | Permalink
If you've been asking yourself this question, then you should consider reading this article by Peter Coy of BusinessWeek.
Posted at 04:08 PM in Economics | Permalink
What happens when a highly popular president is accused of being a socialist by extremely unpopular conservatives? Socialism becomes more popular than ever!
Benjamin Sarlin looks at a new poll and tries to explain it.
Posted at 03:39 PM in Politics | Permalink
Janet Daly points out that right about now President Obama must be having second thoughts about US relations with Europe.
Posted at 03:45 PM in Europe, Foreign Policy | Permalink
Harry Mount celebrates the sixtieth anniversary of Carol Reed's The Third Man.
Posted at 01:35 PM in Film/TV | Permalink
Drew Gilpin Faust reviews James McPherson's Tried By War: Abraham Lincoln as Commander in Chief.
Posted at 05:32 PM in Books, History | Permalink