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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Reverence For Life Can Still Trump a Need For Death

And they raised a cheer for death. It was a chilling moment, but also a clarifying one in that it validated the grimmest suspicions about at least some of those who support capital punishment. That support, after all, is often framed in terms of high morality, the argument being that only in taking an offender’s […]

September 18, 2011

In Zeal For Compromise, Obama Supporters Crash House Communications

Late on Monday evening, when Barack Obama urged citizens who agree with his “balanced approach” on deficits and debt to “let your Member of Congress know” and “send that message,” most observers surely expected a mild reaction with some of the president’s staunch supporters calling in to support their man. What Washington got instead was […]

July 26, 2011