The theme of the day was the palpable sense of rats leaving a sinking ship as Republicans, administration officials, and administration-adjacent people distanced themselves from the president.
- January 26, 2015You don't learn too much else about Joni Ernst, picked to rebut the State of the Union address, from media profiles — nor do you get the impression that corporate media think you need to know much.
- September 10, 2013Plenty of pundits play the role of partisan warriors in cable TV studios. But that’s not their real job — or at least not the one where they likely make their real money.
- May 29, 2013Michael Winship says America's celebration of profit runs roughshod over our interest in fairness and justice.
- June 27, 2012If you're prepping for tomorrow's Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act, this smart chart provides a good overview of possible outcomes.