23 February 2015

Christian Soldiers

The lynching and torture of blacks in the Jim Crow South weren’t just acts of racism. They were religious rituals.

Jamelle Bouie

No Escape From History

Ross Douthat accuses Obama of singling out the crusades, but they are part of the president's own Christian heritage.

Ta-Nehisi Coates

04 February 2015

The Upper Middle Class Is Ruining America

Reihan Salam

Mitt Romney isn’t running, but his specter still haunts the GOP

"In recent GOP races, the winner hasn't been the one who defeated his opponents, just the one who outlasted them, as one chucklehead after another became the flavor of the month and then self-immolated (remember when Herman Cain led the primary polls in 2012?)."

Paul Waldman