Category: "John McCain"

Corporate Supreme

January 23rd, 2010
Years ago, when I was in a quandary about the direction of my career, I got some sound advice: Never fall in love with a corporation, because it?s constitutionally unable to reciprocate. This week, the Supreme Court created a limited redress to that… more »

Beyond Slogans

February 10th, 2009
It?s not the New Deal. Or the New Frontier. Or the Great Society. Or, heaven help us, the Reagan Revolution. But I?m hoping after last night?s news conference, the passage of a stimulus package in the Senate and today?s rollout of a new TARP… more »

Awe and Relief

November 8th, 2008
Tuesday?s election still fills me with awe, and not just for Barack Obama. The American electorate is wiser than I dared hope. Even John McCain, who ran a shoddy campaign, delivered a concession speech that was generous and inspiring. Sarah Palin has… more »

Taking Vice Seriously

October 2nd, 2008
This time tomorrow we?ll know how Sarah Palin and Joe Biden fared under the debate lite rules the parties agreed to for tonight?s engagement. (You might check out what Slate says at http://www.slate.com/id/2201334/pagenum/all/) Can Palin hide her… more »

Fight, Baby, Fight!

September 14th, 2008
It?s time for Barack Obama to get angry. Not as a black man, but as an American. Because too much is at stake if he doesn?t. The Bush Administration, with Dick Cheney in the role of the Wizard of Oz, has taken us down a path that menaces not just… more »