What We Talk About When We Talk About Debate

Alessandra Stanley, writing in The New York Times about the addition of Al Sharpton to MSNBC's nighttime lineup, says:And in the evening at least, MSNBC is less a news provider than a carousel of liberal opinion — potential conflicts of interest are swept aside in the swirl of excitable guests.Unfortunately, so is conflict. There is … Continue reading What We Talk About When We Talk About Debate

Bill Clinton Puts His Head Out of the Window and Shouts

"I'm mad as hell and I'm not gonna take it anymore!"Meltdown? No.Sometimes the only rational response is to get angry, to show the other side that it can no longer take advantage of one's willingness to try and see both sides.Howard Beale, from Network, is becoming the prophet of our times--for liberals, at least, for … Continue reading Bill Clinton Puts His Head Out of the Window and Shouts