Politicians have always sought the power to control the meaning of language. But now this open warfare has raced past reprehensible to dangerous for democracy. In the vicious descent to American unexceptionalism […]
“In times like the present, men should utter nothing for which they would not willingly be responsible through time and eternity.” Who said it?
Many an activist and other members of the liberal left (sorry, conservatives, there’s nothing derogatory about that term you use for us) has torn out his or her hair over apathy on […]
He’s the man who caused Sep. 11, war in the Gulf, a million Iraqi deaths and probably mad cow disease too, as you’ve no doubt heard from disgruntled Democrats. Of course I’m […]
When Stealth Democracy: Americans’ Beliefs about How Government Should Work was published in 2002, it caused “quite a stir among people who work for civic and democratic reform,” according to reviewer Peter […]