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Politics Archive

April 7, 2014
The Color of His Presidency

Optimists hoped Obama would usher in a new age of racial harmony. Pessimists feared a surge in racial strife. Neither was right. But what happened instead has been even more invidious.

December 5, 2011
Iowa Is Us

Deflating a campaign myth.

July 11, 2011
Most Eligible Governor

His father couldn’t decide whether he wanted to be president. One imagines that’s not a problem for the left’s new hero.

April 11, 2011
The Limits of Cyber-Revolutions

Public spaces, not virtual town squares, are still the places where uprisings are decided.

April 11, 2011
Primary Priorities

Finally, slowly, the Republican presidential field is taking shape as aspirants begin courting early caucus and primary voters.

March 29, 2010
Jihad Wannabes

The rise of the Walter Mitty radical.

March 29, 2010
Long Island Mad Man

Ex-Democrat Steve Levy is the angry new face of the New York Republicans.

June 29, 2009
Black and White on Martha’s Vineyard

If the Obamas join the Clintons and Caroline Kennedy on the island this August, they’ll be visiting a vacationland known for its liberal politics and for its self-imposed racial segregation.

August 23, 2010
Sanctifying by Attacking
August 3, 2009
Who Likes Mike?

Volunteering for Bloomberg.

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