Every political argument makes a moral claim. This may seem like an obvious statement, but it is one that those who craft our political rhetoric seem determined to obscure.
The hypocrisy is rich.
The Washington Post has published its annual list of Pinocchios.
The recent change in opinion is dramatic and probably related to terrorism.
Keep in mind the mood of our times.
Can you name all five?
Harry Truman's quote is especially relevant.
Are bureaucrats increasingly tying the hands of good teachers and hindering them from effective teaching?
It's in each of us.
It’s one reason why we can’t rationally discuss things
The French have just shown that there are limits to tolerance.
We ought to discourse in other terms, employing some moral imagination and confronting honestly our disorders...
And the fatal flaw of democracy.
Thinking about Donald Trump, Orwell is worth a read.
Francis Fukuyama’s words about democracy against today’s realities.
There's a lot to know about America's history.
A columnist for Slate says that 7 of fascism's characteristics fit Trump to a tee.
Politics can still give you a chuckle.
What does it mean to be one?
What is there to rationally mediate between these competing invocations of rights?
What's the mood of the country?
It’s all about how you count them.
Professor: “It has become clear ... that we are suffering the tragic results of having cut logic and rhetoric..."
How the cultural appropriation argument could backfire.
Turkey, Russia, and Washington’s ‘Farewell Address’.
Americans distrust government... and the American public.
Today a Russian fighter jet was shot down by Turkey.