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  • Leonard Pitts Jr.: On facts, lies and Sarah Palin

    Leonard Pitts Jr.: On facts, lies and Sarah Palin
    "The America I know and love is not one in which my parents or my baby with Down Syndrome will have to stand in front of Obama's 'death panel' so his bureaucrats can decide, based on a subjective judgment of their 'level of productivity in society,'...
  • GOP: Looking for love in all the wrong places

    GOP: Looking for love in all the wrong places
    So last week, Chris Christie said no. This should not have been a surprise. The New Jersey governor has said "no" repeatedly when urged by Republican movers, shakers and donors to consider running for president. Last week's last and final "no"...
  • Separation of church and state is as important for ministers as it is for politicians

    Separation of church and state is as important for ministers as it is for politicians
    It was said of Al Smith, a Roman Catholic, that if he won the 1928 presidential election he would take orders from the Vatican and not uphold the Constitution. John F. Kennedy famously confronted that anti-Catholic prejudice in a 1960 speech to the...
  • The regressive right reawakens a progressive America

    The regressive right reawakens a progressive America
    A fundamental war has been waged in this nation since its founding, between progressive forces pushing us forward and regressive forces pulling us backward. We are going to battle once again. Progressives believe in openness, equal opportunity and...
  • Is the GOP already feeling buyer's remorse?

    Is the GOP already feeling buyer's remorse?
    It's not unusual in politics for a party to nominate in haste and repent in leisure. In 2008, many Republicans feared before the election that they had chosen a loser in John McCain, and in 2004 many Democrats felt the same about John Kerry. It's known as...
  • The year that wasn't

    The year that wasn't
    A year ago, soon after the Tunisian uprising, I demonstrated my powers of prediction in a column about the democracy movement in the Arab world. The revolution in Tunisia, I wrote, "arose from local circumstances that don't foretell what will happen...
  • Presidential campaign: Guess who's getting the worst press?

    Presidential campaign: Guess who's getting the worst press?
    Which candidate running for president in 2012 has drawn the most negative coverage in the press over the last five months? Here's a hint: The results aren't even close. If you said Texas Gov. Rick Perry, congratulations, you had it exactly wrong. Mr....
  • Bad hair days on the campaign trail

    Bad hair days on the campaign trail
    The race for the Republican presidential nomination turned nasty this week, as Mitt Romney's former hairstylist, Francois Lockes, accused the GOP front-runner of using hair color to grey his temples. "Monsieur Romney est inauthentique," Mr. Lockes, a...
  • Three GOP candidates say God told them to run; which two is He messing with?

    God seems to be getting more and more involved in American Politics. We have three Republican candidates, Michele Bachmann, Rick Perry and Herman Cain, who each claim that God told them to run! Now either two, or perhaps all three, are lying, or God is...
  • Jules Witcover: Goodbye, Gingrich

    Jules Witcover: Goodbye, Gingrich
    The silence of the other shoe dropping pretty much describes the clamor that greeted the departure of Newt Gingrichfrom his overblown, self-centered fight for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination. The man who vowed he would go all the way to the...
  • Leonard Pitts: Texas GOP wages war on thinking

    Leonard Pitts: Texas GOP wages war on thinking
    Some recent headlines from the alternate universe of modern conservatism: Rush Limbaugh claims the bad guy in the new "Batman" movie was named Bane to remind voters of Mitt Romney's controversial tenure at Bain Capital. Michele Bachmann, citing zero...
  • Don't expect much excitement at the GOP convention

    Don't expect much excitement at the GOP convention
    In the long lull before the Republican National Convention in Tampa in late August, party leaders and strategists for Mitt Romney are calculating how they can put their collective best foot forward. This year, it will not be easy. The usual...