The Fiscal Cliff Spectator
The Papal Spectator
Eugenic Abortion 2.0
A new blood test could zero out the disabled unborn in the 21st
Hannah and Her Friends
On Lena Dunham’s television masterpiece Girls.
Obama’s Drone War
Is it legal? Is it constitutional? And is it the right
Sarah Palin’s Rack
The former governor has racked up an impressive record electing
About This Month
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Ananya Vajpeyi's search for the origins of democratic India.
Ailes: A Voice for the Silent Majority
Roger Ailes may not be a hero of our time, but he's one of our
The Vast and the Tiny
On galaxies and bosons, stars and quarks. In physics, truth does
not always equal beauty.
Letter From Paris
The Continuing Crisis
The Nation's Pulse
The Bootblack Stand
Of Wizards and Weapons
Dr. George Washington Plunkitt, our prize-winning political
analyst, has recently retired from a staff position with the House
Ethics Committee and is working on volume four of his memoirs,
tentatively titled Spandex: The Secret Diaries. But he has
graciously consented to once again advise American statespersons in
these times of trouble.