National Interest

  • February 25, 2014 |  National Interest

    'Religious freedom' as a fig leaf for discrimination

    The rumble you just heard is the stampede of Republicans and business leaders fleeing in horror from the latest manifestation of Arizona madness. To t...
  • February 24, 2014

    Ted Nugent serves his purpose

    Ted Nugent's oral graffiti is fouling our civic discourse yet again, prompting many of us to wonder why any Republican candidate with even mini...
  • February 21, 2014 |  National Interest

    LBJ, House of Cards, and more

    We're touching on several topics today, starting with the legacy of LBJ.
  • February 20, 2014 |  National Interest

    Conservative confab disses gay people, yet again

    Few of us love the month of February, but one annual ritual always entertains. Like clockwork, the gatekeepers of the conservative bubble insult gay p...
  • February 19, 2014

    A Florida referendum on Obamacare?

    If you take a break from winter and visit the Gulf Coast of Florida, don't turn on the TV - unless you relish being blitzed by political ads ab...
  • February 18, 2014 |  National Interest

    Glenn Greenwald, face of the new journalism

    Glenn Greenwald, who plumbed the Edward Snowden files and helped break the NSA spying story, has won a George Polk Award for National Security Reporti...
  • February 17, 2014

    Obama's checkbook ambassadors: Business as usual

    Barack Obama vowed to change Washington, but apparently some Washington habits are hard to break. Like all his recent predecessors - actually, worse...
  • February 14, 2014

    Mark Halperin on the '16 Republican vacuum

    Here's a durable tradition, like baseball and apple pie: Long before a presidential nomination season, Republicans always have a frontrunner, a...