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The Absolutist

Ted Cruz is an unyielding debater—and the far right’s most formidable advocate.<p>Ted Cruz, the Republican junior senator from Texas, has heard the line about how the Party needs to become more moderate to win Presidential elections. “It is amazing that the wisdom of the chattering class to the …

Idling in Los Santos

At four thousand eighty-three square miles, Los Angeles County is more like a small planet than a metropolis. Its geography encompasses majestic shoreline and hard-bitten desert, forested mountainsides and fathomless cement flatlands, eight-lane freeways and desolate dirt highways frequented …

From Asia To Africa, The King of Pop Emerges As A Global Platform For Philanthropy and Social Change

Jon Stewart Untangles the Backwards Logic of the NRA All-Stars

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>On last night's <i>Daily Show</i>, Jon Stewart tried to make sense of the NRA convention speakers' …

Democrats Need to Stop Attacking Obama’s Budget and Wake Up to Reality

Robert Shrum asks why liberals can’t see the sense in Obama’s not-at-all draconian budget proposals.<p>You would think President Obama was proposing to …

HitFix

The ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Writers Explain Why They Made Thanos The Main Character<p>'Westworld' Season Two Begins With A Bloody 'Journey Into …

Rand Paul Ducks Record On Race In Awkward Howard Speech

As Rand Paul told it, the biggest problem keeping African Americans from voting Republican is that they didn’t know Republicans have long been …

'Obamaphones': A Case Study in How Race Perverts the Spending Debate

As Washington has debated the sequester and the fake crisis of federal spending, some leading conservatives have revived a familiar meme about an old …

Here's Why Black People Have to Wait Twice as Long to Vote as Whites

Yes, minorities wait longer to vote -- but the widely disparaged voter ID laws in 2012 seem to have had fairly little to do with it.<p>On Election Day last year -- and over the weekend preceding it -- the airwaves were flooded with reports of endless lines at the polls, complete with photos of voters …

Stuart Hall - Thatcher's Lessons | Capitalism | Ideologies

No, the 2012 election didn’t prove the Republican Party needs a reboot

<i>Poli-Sci Perspective is a weekly Wonkblog feature in which Georgetown University's Dan Hopkins and George Washington University's Danny Hayes and John Sides offer an empirical perspective on the issues dominating Washington. In this edition, Sides takes issue with the idea that the 2012 election</i> …

The Coming GOP-Evangelical Divorce

It may take a couple of elections—but GOP moderation on social issues is inevitable. By Michael Tomasky.<p>What are evangelical conservatives going to …