can we shut up about rick warren now?

Without equivocation, incoming White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs said today that President-elect Obama will overturn Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell. “Thadeus of Lansing, Mich., asks, ‘Is the new administration going to get rid of the “don’t ask, don’t tell policy?’” said Gibbs, looking into the camera during a YouTube Q&A. “Thadeus, you don’t hear a […]

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aimless absolutism

Ah, the Middle East, where context and perspective go to die — along with innocent civilians. It appears Israel is waging a counterproductive offensive in Gaza, one not incidental to upcoming national elections. But theirs is a strategy doomed to fail in the long-term. Israeli leaders who believe Hamas can be bombed into moderation are […]

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