The Vatican: Vote Against Abortion Or Be Damned

By Vatican standards, American Catholics (and particularly American politicians) are some of the worst misbehave-ers in the world. Long gone are the halcyon days of JFK, when he could stand up and proudly say that as a politician in America, he was answerable only to his constituents and not to the Pope in Rome.… » 9/17/08 2:30pm 9/17/08 2:30pm

Eenie, Meenie, Miney, Moe, Some Of These Veep Picks Have To Go

Okay, now, seriously. Obama's VP pick — whoever it's going to be — is going to be giving the most important speech of his (or her) political career in less than eight days and almost no one knows who that person is going to be. It's time to start whittling that list down a little! And the same goes for John McCain,… » 8/19/08 10:00am 8/19/08 10:00am

Raised Eyebrows Edition (Also, John McCain Is Really Old)

I Know, If Only You Could Write In "Pabst Blue Ribbon" For VP…

It's speedmating, readers! The weekend's New Republic has a big veep-speculation package and Megan and I — well, mostly Megan — read it so you don't have to! Sad notes: they don't think Hillary's in the running; Satan conquerer Bobby Jindal, the Republican governor of Louisiana, is not profiled. But Ed Rendell is!… » 6/09/08 10:00am 6/09/08 10:00am