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What Happened?

Pundits who depict Obama as a weak, lame duck president may be greatly misjudging him, as they have so often in the past.

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Democracy Delusions

When the Berlin Wall came down 25 years ago this week, people in the Soviet Bloc gained something even more valuable than a right to vote: a free market.

Final Debate: Obama’s Magical Evasion Tour

In this final debate, centered on foreign policy, Romney and Obama agreed that “crippling sanctions” are the way to defeat the Iranian dictatorship. They’re both wrong. Sanctions only hurt democratic governments. Totalitarian governments answer to nobody. Ever heard of Cuba? Sanctions never did a thing to unseat Castro. Totalitarian dictatorships control every waking moment of […]

A Smirk is Not an Argument: What’s Up With Joe Biden?

Q: I’d enjoy reading your thoughts on Vice President Joe Biden’s actions during the debate with Paul Ryan. His constant laughing, smirking, and interrupting. From a psychological perspective, what was going on there? A: It’s hard to say for sure, of course. Psychological reactions are very personal, and we won’t necessarily ever know them. But […]