week-in-review

On Hillary, a $200,000 speech and the power of saying nothing at all

What kind of speech is worth that much money?

The Supreme Court plays catch-up

This was a week that reminded us, in case we needed such a reminder, that the world turns, that times change, societies evolve, and there is no turning back.

What Superman and Mitt Romney have in common

No, they both can't fly.

Lebron James, Barack Obama and Xi Jinping

When you are president, it is always game time. You have to perform. There are no excuses. Ask LeBron.

In defense of Lois Lerner

Pity her.

Of Watergate and lesser scandals

At the moment, the three scandals consuming the Obama administration don't quite measure up to Watergate.

Cleveland’s chilling lessons

This was the week when we talked about Benghazi, and agonized over Syria, and watched the lawmakers maneuver on the debt and immigration. But the story that we couldn’t stop thinking about was the one in Cleveland.

Welcome to the Hive Mind

We’re all so connected now, like individual neurons in a giant brain-in-a-vat. We’re having an ongoing, loud, disjointed conversation.

A chaotic and unnerving week in American history

It seems that the third week in April has become our time of calamity.

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