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Pitts: The Dastardly Opposition, Now that It Is Not Us

Leonard Pitts’ latest column:

Last year, Barack Obama was elected president, the first American of African heritage ever to reach that office. If this was regarded as a new beginning by most Americans, it was regarded apocalyptically by others who promptly proceeded to lose both their minds and any pretense of enlightenment.

Beginning an essay […]

Kathleen Parker on Torture

Several years ago, I asked a veteran journalist for advice.

“I’m trying to figure out if I have an ethical conflict,” I began.

“If you have to ask, you do,” he said.

Simple as that. In posing a question, we often reveal the answer.

Apply the same construct to torture. If we have to ask, […]

It's the Theocracy, Stupid: Fargen Misses the Point on Sarah Palin and Thomas Muthee

Jessica Fargen of the Boston Herald follows the journalistic trend in her article on Thomas Muthee’s 2005 sermon. Like the AP and ABC News, Fargen misses the point by focusing on one word, “witchcraft”:

The video of a Kenyan bishop asking Jesus to protect Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin from “witchcraft” has turned into a political […]