Some Thoughts on Identity for the Blogher Race and Gender Session: A First Draft


In case you hadn’t noticed, race and gender were at the forefront of everyone’s awareness as the primary season wore on this past spring. There’s been a lot said about identity politics from the left and the right. Let me Read more ›

Condoleeza Rice as McCain’s VP: It’s a Poisoned Cookie. Don’t Eat If Offered.


Left, Joshua Lott, Time Magazine; Right: Reuters, Win McNamee/Getty We Democrats so rarely feel what it’s like to vote FOR someone, instead of giving a grumbling okay to the lesser of two evils, that it’s downright intoxicating to be presented Read more ›