Gene Lyons

06/25/2015 - 11:05am

    Economically speaking, all 237 GOP presidential candidates are selling the same Magic Beans.

    Everybody knows the script. Tax cuts for wealthy "job creators" bring widespread prosperity. Top off Scrooge McDuck's bullion pool, and...

03/05/2015 - 7:18pm

    It's the Ebola panic all over again.

    Except they're calling it ISIS this time.

    OMG! OMG! We're all going to die!

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02/26/2015 - 5:04pm

    Housebound in an ice storm, the columnist finds himself distracted by online trivia and tempted to yell at the TV:

    -- Washington Post headline: "Williams undone by...

02/19/2015 - 9:09pm

    Because I'm not running for anything, I can give it to you straight: Christianity pretty much got out of the genocide business when church and state became separated in the United States and Europe following the American Revolution. As a consequence,...

02/12/2015 - 4:52pm

    This just in: "Study Finds Fruitcake Right, Anti-gravity Left Share Similar Traits, Tactics."

    OK, so I made that up, although I'm confident that there's no end of psychological...

02/05/2015 - 7:02pm

    Finally, a reason to pay attention to the Super Bowl, America's most stultifying TV sporting event.

    To this non-NFL fan, the uproar over the New England Patriots' underinflated footballs...

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