Moderation along with good manners delivered impressive victories to Democrats this week. Case in point was Andy Beshear's win over Gov. Matt Bevin.
Conservatives have fire-bombed their cathedral of long-held values and traditions, discarding the principles that defined them for generations.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is the winner of this year's $1 million Berggruen Prize for philosophy and culture.
The recent deaths of Jessye Norman and Diahann Carroll hit me in the gut because those two amazing women were at once larger than life and so very real.