No, the media isn’t out to get poor Ted Cruz

If coverage of Cruz's filibuster made him look bad, it's because it was accurate.

  • Jonathan Bernstein
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  • Sep 25, 2013

No more magical thinking about the presidency

Pundits need to do a better job in understanding how the process really works.

  • Jonathan Bernstein
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  • Sep 19, 2013

The limits of ‘non-partisan’ analysis

Critics of Obama on Syria should come clean about what they really believe about the actual policy choices he's made.

How presidential power actually works

Politico suffers a massive outbreak of Green Lanternism.

  • Jamelle Bouie
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  • Jun 25, 2013

How the Obama administration could protect journalists

Eric Holder is quietly reaching out to news organizations to revise guidelines over leak investigations. Here's what might happen.

Leak investigations are indeed having a chilling effect

One top investigative reporter tells me that the Obama administration's aggressive targeting of leakers has made sources more reluctant to talk to him.

Why the Green Lantern Theory of Presidential Power persists

The answer lies in the fact that many neutral writers are more willing to make process judgments than ideological ones.

After the “Friends of Hamas” debacle, will conservatives finally learn the obvious lesson?

Republicans haven't yet learned not to trust conservative news outlets that have been repeatedly wrong.

  • Jonathan Bernstein
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  • Feb 20, 2013

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