The America Glenn Beck and Company Long For

Glenn Beck: Normally I’d say “Hello America,” but here’s the one thing: This can’t be the same country I grew up in because in the America I grew up in the headlines would be a whole lot different today. Rush Limbaugh: We have to stop and...

Death-Panel Claim Traces to Christian-Right Group

It was Sarah Palin who got the most attention for the false assertion that the health-care reform bill being debated in Congress would create “death panels” to encourage euthanasia of the elderly and infirm, but it apparently was a stalwart of the...

Palin Stuck Between Rock and Tube of Lipstick

The case of Sarah Palin is extraordinary in the history of American politics, even as it seems entirely ordinary in the history of American women. The case of Sarah Palin is extraordinary in the history of American politics, even as it seems entirely ordinary in the...

Politician Palin Forces Theological Revisionism

The nomination of Sarah Palin changed Southern Baptist fundamentalism quicker than Eve tempted Adam to eat the apple in the Garden of Eden, metaphorically speaking. The Republican Party’s first woman caused Republican Party’s first-line male clergy to...