American History is a Sad History

The appeals – especially from Romney and the right, who seem to believe in a 1950’s American utopia – to American exceptionalism are peaking right about now, the days before the election. Perhaps we have to do this, as a modern democracy, but it...

Obama Experience vs. the Republicans

Will Obama’s experience hurt in the general? It’s been his achilles heel so far in the primary race, (though to some, it might be the reason they are voting for him). We’ve all known about Hillary forever, for me, since I was nine. John Edwards was...