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Inequality and Bullshit

Pethokoukis's latest project is to deny — or quasi-deny, or muddy the waters, depending on the day — the fact of rising income inequality.

By Jonathan Chait

Translating Herman Cain on China

Cain has clarified his "nuclear capability" comment. What he said about it, and what he really meant.

By Dan Amira

Who Is Mitt Romney Conning?

Romney was promising behind closed doors to essentially act as a sleeper agent within the Republican Party.

By Jonathan Chait

Herman Cain’s Strange Racialism

Trying to understand the Cain phenomenon as an expression either of racism or of anti-racism is a dead end.

By Jonathan Chait