Same mentality, different year.
Conservative Republicans are once again debating whether they should remain bigoted against gay people, or whether they should dwell in the 21st century. What's d... More »
The rise and fall of Jesse Jackson Jr. - son of the civil rights legend, prominent Democratic congressman, champion of the poor - brings to mind something that the poet T. S. Eliot once said: "Ha... More »
Sex! OK, now I have your attention.
Conservatives are having a devil of a time trying to decide how they should feel about Mark Sanford, who offended the better angels of our nature back in 2009. L... More »
Stuart Stevens, the veteran Republican strategist who helmed the dead-in-the-water Romney campaign, was asked yesterday to weigh in on what ails the GOP. That was a bit like asking a Carnival Cruise e... More »
Amidst all the center-left aspirations in President Obama's State of the Union address - climate change legislation, gun curbs, new federal money for road and bridge repairs, path-to-citizenship ... More »
Cited by the Columbia Journalism Review website as one of the nation's top political scribes, and by ABC News' online political tip sheet as "one of the finest political journalists of his generation, " Dick Polman is a national blogger and columnist who has covered or chronicled every presidential campaign since 1988. A Philadelphia resident, Dick roamed the country for most of his 22 years at The Philadelphia Inquirer. He has been blogging daily since 2006. He's currently on the full-time faculty at the University of Pennsylvania, as "Writer in Residence." He has been a frequent guest on C-SPAN, CNN, MSNBC, the BBC, and various NPR shows - most notably Philadelphia's "Radio Times" on WHYY-FM.