- Krugman: Health care foes pursue death by typo
- Dionne: Both parties already focusing on 2016
- Krugman: Triumph of the wrong
- Brooks: The governing party
- Herdt: Changing course on drug policy
- Bruni: Republicans, meet science
- Pitts: The catcalls heard ‘round the world (w/video)
- Milbank: Now comes the hard part
- Will: What Republicans must do now
- Brooks: Too much data, not enough substance
Driving around California last year, we saw how our state has been changed. The beauty, diversity and promise of the place remain, but now people are less sure state leaders know how to put things right again.
Extremism abounds these days. It has become what defines our politics in Washington, determines our TV programming and rules our public discourse. It’s not enough to just disagree. We must castigate, demean and punish.
Robert Ripley, creator of the 'Believe it or Not Odditorium,' clearly considered his hometown more important than the place a recent PBS documentary characterized as 'a dusty, frontier town north of San Francisco.'