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One thing those taped NPR execs probably didn't get wrong

The Washington Times is trying to expand the National Public Radio secret video story, which just brought down NPR's chief executive. The Times claims that, on a tape made by conservative activist James O'Keefe, NPR fundraisers "compare deniers of...

By Stephen Stromberg  | March 9, 2011; 8:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (19)
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NPR executive caught on camera -- doing what, exactly?

Conservative trickster James O'Keefe apparently has Ron Schiller, National Public Radio's chief fundraiser, on tape calling Tea Partyers racist and nodding politely while his lunch companions decry Jewish control of the media. NPR's CEO resigned Wednesday over the scandal....

By Stephen Stromberg  | March 9, 2011; 12:49 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (133)
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Won't climate change help America?

Ever heard this one: Even if the Earth's climate changes, warmer temperatures will be good for America -- longer growing seasons, perhaps? Or its cousin: Humans will simply do what they've done for millennia -- adapt to changing temperatures...

By Stephen Stromberg  | March 7, 2011; 7:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (19)
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What was wrong with Huckabee's comments on Obama and Kenya

It's the Republican equivalent of a Freudian slip: Mike Huckabee says he misspoke when he repeatedly claimed that President Obama grew up in Kenya and that this might inform the president's views on foreign affairs. And the depressing thing...

By Stephen Stromberg  | March 1, 2011; 9:04 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (69)
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An appreciation: the Rev. Peter Gomes

The Rev. Peter J. Gomes died Tuesday, sending thousands who had the privilege of his company over the decades of his ministry in Cambridge, Mass., into mourning. By the time I met Gomes -- at one of his famous...

By Stephen Stromberg  | March 1, 2011; 1:49 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Nancy Pelosi learns the appeal of 'no'

The White House and House Speaker John Boehner (R) are arguing over just how long to temporarily keep the government running while they negotiate a final budget for 2011. President Obama and Senate Democrats want the stop-gap continuing resolution...

By Stephen Stromberg  | March 1, 2011; 1:24 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (14)
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Gay rights on the march, Stephen Stromberg , February 25, 2011
Does America really need a civility institute?, Stephen Stromberg , February 22, 2011
Wisconsin's governor is not Hitler, Stephen Stromberg , February 18, 2011
Do Americans want to defund Obamacare?, Stephen Stromberg , February 16, 2011
Obama's debt of promises, Stephen Stromberg , February 15, 2011
What's the point of reducing the deficit now, anyway?, Stephen Stromberg , February 14, 2011
It's official: A revolution in Egypt, Stephen Stromberg , February 11, 2011
Mubarak's speech: The tone deafness of a dictator, Stephen Stromberg , February 10, 2011
Is America helpless in Egypt? , Stephen Stromberg , February 9, 2011
Is the Tea Party cynical, after all?, Stephen Stromberg , February 8, 2011
Republican debt limit threats: Empty or deranged, Stephen Stromberg , February 4, 2011
Did Republicans overpromise on health bill repeal?, Stephen Stromberg , February 2, 2011
Right-wing bloggers defend Sarah Palin's fake history, Stephen Stromberg , February 2, 2011
Amid Cairo protests, stubborn Mubarak borders on farce, Stephen Stromberg , February 1, 2011
2012: The Year of the Mormons?, Stephen Stromberg , January 31, 2011
Will President Obama raise the gas tax?, Stephen Stromberg , January 31, 2011
Sarah Palin's weird 'Sputnik' story, Stephen Stromberg , January 27, 2011
Can Rahm Emanuel bounce back?, Stephen Stromberg , January 25, 2011
Obama: Explain how can we afford government, Stephen Stromberg , January 24, 2011
What President Obama is -- and isn't -- campaigning on, Stephen Stromberg , January 21, 2011
So pretty much everyone is a socialist?, Stephen Stromberg , January 20, 2011
After health-care reform repeal, Tea Party disappointment, Stephen Stromberg , January 19, 2011
Obama is a socialist, right?, Stephen Stromberg , January 19, 2011
Palin bites back -- and won't let go, Stephen Stromberg , January 18, 2011
Tom Toles's Cartoon Caption Contest, Stephen Stromberg , January 18, 2011
Does climate change explain the Roman Empire's fall?, Stephen Stromberg , January 14, 2011
Obama saves Tucson memorial from the unseemly, Stephen Stromberg , January 12, 2011
What does the Gabrielle Giffords shooting mean?, Stephen Stromberg , January 8, 2011
Pelosi's handover to Boehner: Gracious -- and defiant , Stephen Stromberg , January 5, 2011
Eric Cantor knows best? The GOP moves on health care., Stephen Stromberg , January 4, 2011
Will the GOP House attack science, after all?, Stephen Stromberg , January 3, 2011
Obama and Michael Vick: the president's American values, Stephen Stromberg , December 28, 2010
A hint of hypocrisy in the House?, Stephen Stromberg , December 16, 2010
Fox News on climate: Ignorant, manipulative -- or both?, Stephen Stromberg , December 15, 2010
Michael Steele ruins the GOP's month, Stephen Stromberg , December 14, 2010
Republican hypocrisy in the lame duck Congress, Stephen Stromberg , December 9, 2010
Guess who else supports Obama's tax-cut deal?!, Stephen Stromberg , December 8, 2010
White House on 2012 tax cut debate: bring it on, Stephen Stromberg , December 7, 2010
Obama, Republicans' ominous deal on Bush tax cuts, Stephen Stromberg , December 6, 2010
What should Hillary Clinton do next?, Stephen Stromberg , December 3, 2010
What's with Obama and summits?, Stephen Stromberg , November 30, 2010
In the GOP's House, God won't allow global warming?, Stephen Stromberg , November 12, 2010
When Obama should be more like Bush, Stephen Stromberg , November 9, 2010
Can Obama really compromise with the GOP?, Stephen Stromberg , November 3, 2010
The simple explanation for the 2010 elections, Stephen Stromberg , November 3, 2010
At the Stewart and Colbert rally, define 'sanity'..., Stephen Stromberg , October 30, 2010
Is there a liberal gene?, Stephen Stromberg , October 29, 2010
Get genetically modified poison foods out of my body!, Stephen Stromberg , October 15, 2010
Christine O'Donnell is just...wow... [updated], Stephen Stromberg , October 13, 2010
The real science on climate change, again, Stephen Stromberg , October 11, 2010
Should we geoengineer the planet?, Stephen Stromberg , October 4, 2010
A reason why President Obama's policy message falls flat, Stephen Stromberg , September 27, 2010
How to not fix America's debt problem, Stephen Stromberg , September 24, 2010
Sarah Palin's meaningless hints about running in 2012, Stephen Stromberg , September 23, 2010
President Obama criticizes the petulant left, Stephen Stromberg , September 17, 2010
Joe Biden scolds progressives -- and he's right, Stephen Stromberg , September 16, 2010
What Republicans might fear most about O'Donnell's victory, Stephen Stromberg , September 15, 2010
Why aren't Tea Partyers mad about Obama's school speech?, Stephen Stromberg , September 14, 2010
Did President Obama psych out John Boehner?, Stephen Stromberg , September 13, 2010
Why Obama won't use the word 'stimulus', Stephen Stromberg , September 10, 2010
Barack Obama: Behind the teleprompter, Stephen Stromberg , September 3, 2010
Enhancing the dishonesty on Obama's religion , Stephen Stromberg , September 2, 2010
Why we should all mourn Lisa Murkowski, Stephen Stromberg , September 1, 2010
Americans prefer third-rate ideas on energy, Stephen Stromberg , August 31, 2010
Will John McCain lead now?, Stephen Stromberg , August 25, 2010
Is the 'mosque' controversy Obama's fault?, Stephen Stromberg , August 23, 2010
Blaming Bush just doesn't work like it used to, Stephen Stromberg , August 20, 2010
Why I hate the stimulus -- just a little, Stephen Stromberg , August 19, 2010
Should we get rid of air conditioning?, Stephen Stromberg , August 13, 2010
How not to celebrate Ted Stevens, Stephen Stromberg , August 11, 2010
Tea Party exposes diabolical U.N. plot, Stephen Stromberg , August 5, 2010
Russians show U.S. conspiracy theorists a thing or two, Stephen Stromberg , August 2, 2010
Democrats surrendering on climate change? [updated], Stephen Stromberg , July 22, 2010
Is Harry Reid 'cynical' on energy? Is the GOP? Both?, Stephen Stromberg , July 21, 2010
Is it Bush's oil spill or Obama's? Yes., Stephen Stromberg , July 20, 2010
What else does Obama want to do this year?, Stephen Stromberg , July 7, 2010
GOP arrogance, hypocrisy on energy policy, Stephen Stromberg , July 6, 2010
Why not replace Elena Kagan with Paul the octopus?, Stephen Stromberg , June 29, 2010
Barack Obama wants to freeze your baby , Stephen Stromberg , June 21, 2010
Maybe the BP oil spill is an act of God, after all?, Stephen Stromberg , June 15, 2010
Shocking! Obama plays golf during BP oil spill!, Stephen Stromberg , June 14, 2010
On BP spill, Obama puts his boot somewhere else, Stephen Stromberg , June 8, 2010
But what about Al and Tipper Gore's kiss? [Updated], Stephen Stromberg , June 1, 2010
Obama accepts ownership of BP oil spill, Stephen Stromberg , May 27, 2010
Why Gordon Brown's 'bigotgate' gaffe was so bad, Stephen Stromberg , April 29, 2010
Harry Reid can't escape the climate change issue, Stephen Stromberg , April 27, 2010
John Kerry's climate-change battle, Stephen Stromberg , April 21, 2010
Sabotaging the Tea Party, Stephen Stromberg , April 13, 2010
Obama's 'ploy' on offshore drilling?, Stephen Stromberg , April 1, 2010
The Nissan Leaf: an affordable electric car?, Stephen Stromberg , March 30, 2010
Is the globe really warming?, Stephen Stromberg , March 26, 2010
Will anyone care about health care in six months?, Stephen Stromberg , March 24, 2010
Obama the hyper-partisan?, Stephen Stromberg , March 18, 2010
Obama softly threatens Dennis Kucinich, Stephen Stromberg , March 15, 2010
Why are climate scientists losing the American public?, Stephen Stromberg , March 11, 2010
'That other government takeover'? No, not really..., Stephen Stromberg , March 8, 2010
Wait, am I a socialist?, Stephen Stromberg , February 18, 2010
This is worse than simple climate change denial, Stephen Stromberg , February 11, 2010
Should curbing emissions really be about green jobs?, Stephen Stromberg , February 10, 2010
Obama irresponsible on nuclear power, Stephen Stromberg , February 3, 2010
GOP pulls out all the stops after the State of the Union, Stephen Stromberg , January 28, 2010
A moratorium on McDonalds?, Stephen Stromberg , January 26, 2010
Thugs in Copenhagen, Stephen Stromberg , December 17, 2009
The real embarrassment in Copenhagen, Stephen Stromberg , December 7, 2009
Settling our Chinese panda debt, Stephen Stromberg , December 4, 2009
Palin's blame game, Stephen Stromberg , November 13, 2009
No room for reason in the GOP?, Stephen Stromberg , November 12, 2009
Sarah Palin's latest blunder, Stephen Stromberg , October 23, 2009
Congress to Obama: Close Gitmo without our help, Stephen Stromberg , October 20, 2009
No Farewell to the Filibuster, Sadly, Stephen Stromberg , October 16, 2009
Forget Tea Parties, Throw COLA Parties, Stephen Stromberg , October 15, 2009
What's Up With the 'Reset?', Stephen Stromberg , October 14, 2009
Michael Steele's New Domain, Stephen Stromberg , October 13, 2009
The Real Reason Obama Won the Peace Prize, Stephen Stromberg , October 9, 2009
Still No Spine on Gitmo, , October 8, 2009
Where's the Backbone on Gitmo?, Stephen Stromberg , October 7, 2009
Palin 'Catastrophic' for GOP?, Stephen Stromberg , October 2, 2009
The Public Option Walks Into a Bar..., Stephen Stromberg , October 1, 2009
The Climate Change Mess, Stephen Stromberg , October 1, 2009
The Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy Is Back, Stephen Stromberg , September 28, 2009
Obama Addresses the World, Stephen Stromberg , September 23, 2009
Obama the Formulaic, Stephen Stromberg , September 22, 2009
Tax Sugary Drinks?, Stephen Stromberg , September 17, 2009
'Clunkers' Ends, Cue the Self-Congratulation, Stephen Stromberg , August 20, 2009
Packing Heat Near the President, Stephen Stromberg , August 19, 2009
Sarah Palin Calls for...Restraint?, Stephen Stromberg , August 10, 2009
How Bills Get So Bad, Stephen Stromberg , August 5, 2009
Where's the Fearmongering?, Stephen Stromberg , August 3, 2009
The Government's Loose Lips, Stephen Stromberg , July 29, 2009
An Unexpected Start to the Sotomayor Hearings, Stephen Stromberg , July 13, 2009
What Not to Say in Moscow, Stephen Stromberg , July 8, 2009
Palin's Foolish Resignation, Stephen Stromberg , July 3, 2009
Of Ronald Reagan and Russian Communists, Stephen Stromberg , July 3, 2009
Sanford's Train Wreck, Stephen Stromberg , June 24, 2009
Sonia Sotomayor vs. Kim Jong Il, Stephen Stromberg , May 26, 2009
The Past Continues to Haunt Obama, Stephen Stromberg , May 21, 2009
Democrat Party! Socialism! Karl Marx!, Stephen Stromberg , May 20, 2009
Whom Would a Truth Commission Hurt?, Stephen Stromberg , May 18, 2009
A Republican Litmus Test?, Stephen Stromberg , May 12, 2009
The GOP's Shameless New Attack, Stephen Stromberg , May 6, 2009
Is Obama's Team Too Wall Street?, Stephen Stromberg , April 22, 2009
Investigate Bush? Obama Indicates 'No', Stephen Stromberg , April 16, 2009
One Way Obama Can Win, Stephen Stromberg , April 3, 2009
Obama the War President?, Stephen Stromberg , March 24, 2009
Obama's Tough Road Ahead, Stephen Stromberg , March 18, 2009
The Dangers of AIG Outrage, Stephen Stromberg , March 16, 2009
Who Is Pandering Here?, Stephen Stromberg , March 13, 2009
Obama Sets the Ground Rules, Stephen Stromberg , March 5, 2009
The Deficit Is Obama's Now, Stephen Stromberg , February 26, 2009
Obama Cozies Up to Congress, Stephen Stromberg , February 25, 2009
Summit Diplomacy, Stephen Stromberg , February 23, 2009
Playing It Safe in Peoria, Stephen Stromberg , February 12, 2009
The Third Time's Farce, Stephen Stromberg , February 5, 2009
How to Repair the Damage, Stephen Stromberg , February 4, 2009
 
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