| Nov 16, 2012
As the dust settles in the wake of the latest presidential election, where can the open-minded voter turn these days for reasonably unbiased analysis and commentary on the state of political affairs?
It's a challenge in this era of talk radio and cable...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The U.S. unemployment rate has dropped to its lowest level in about four years. Real estate foreclosure filings fell last month to the lowest number since the summer of 2007. Meanwhile, the stock market has enjoyed a pretty nice 2012, with the Dow Jones...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 9:07 PM
Chris Cuomo, one of the hosts of "New Day," sounds like someone who has thought a lot about his TV image and what he's getting into as the point man to make mornings matter at CNN.
"When I was on the morning show, I had a pretty good amount of success,...
| Oct 17, 2012
However you read the polls, the 2012 presidential election is turning into a nail-biter. Former Gov. Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama are just about tied among likely voters.
The bump Mr. Romney got from the first debate seems to have been...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 6:45 AM
I had to laugh when I read the letter from the Republican die-hard who insists that President Barack Obama never used the words "act of terror" to describe the attack on the Libyan embassy the day after the event ("Obama lied about Libya," Oct. 19),...
| Oct 25, 2012
PARIS -- There's a good chance that American voters will screw up the presidential election.
"How could you say such a thing when in a democracy the people are, by definition, correct?" you ask.
Because there's no such thing as collective intelligence,...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 11:38 AM
In writing about the Pew study released today, I was struck by the big story of how negative coverage on several levels of presidential politics had become.
I think this is big trouble for democracy, especially the hostile level of discourse in social...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 8:15 AM
I was almost tempted to admire both the irony — to say nothing of the audacity — of being accused of producing work flawed by "evidentiary problems" in a newspaper column ("Liberal media bias is beyond doubt," March 18) by a professor who...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 8:07 AM
I have been tracking the dance Johns Hopkins nuerosurgeon Dr. Benjamin Carson has been doing with Fox News since his appearance last month at The National Prayer Breakfast. You can see my concerns about the relationship here.
But Tuesday night, Dr....
| Mar 11, 2013
| 11:48 AM
Even Thomas Schaller would agree that statistics don't lie ("The myth of 'liberal media bias,'" March 6). Liberals make up only 20 percent of the electorate, yet they dominate the media.
One only has to watch Judy Woodruff hyperventilate when speaking...
| Mar 13, 2013
The Carson Scholars Fund announces that 425 students across the country have been named 2013 Carson Scholars. Each year the Fund recognizes a select group of high achieving students in fourth to 11th grade who demonstrate outstanding academic...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 2:04 PM
Sen. Rand Paul is recruiting plaintiffs – and seeking donations – for a class-action lawsuit against the National Security Agency.
“Dear Patriot,” the Kentucky Republican wrote Thursday in an e-mail to supporters. “I’...