Gene Lyons

08/27/2015 - 8:41pm

    Same as it ever was. Once again, according to pundits on the influential Washington, D.C. cocktail-party circuit, Hillary Clinton is in deep trouble. The National Bitch Hunt is definitely on.

    Surely you didn't think we could have a woman...

04/23/2015 - 12:17pm

    If he accomplished nothing else during his presidency, Barack Obama has surely earned a place in the Bad Political Analogies Hall of Fame. According to savants on Fox News and right-wing editorial pages, Obama is both Adolf Hitler and Neville Chamberlain,...

04/16/2015 - 5:34pm

    So here's my question: Why would a conscientious citizen ever again trust anything published in Rolling Stone? To me, the diligent professors at the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism went too easy on the magazine's reporters and editors....

04/08/2015 - 11:24pm

    It's a good thing Americans have no serious problems, because the time and energy we expend fighting over symbolic issues could become a problem. Sure, symbols can be important. The swastika is a symbol, also the U.S. flag. But this week's farcical...

04/02/2015 - 2:30pm

    Some years ago, I had an interview with a homicide detective that got delayed. I used his office phone to postpone a tennis match.

    "Tennis, huh?" he said after I'd hung up. "I...

03/26/2015 - 8:06pm

    When a Man's fancy gets astride on his Reason;

    When Imagination is at Cuffs with the Senses; and

    common Understanding, as...

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