Gene Lyons

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 well as common Sense,

12/04/2014 - 3:24pm

    Here in the United States of America, we're not supposed to have political show trials. People should be put at risk of felony conviction only if evidence clearly supports a criminal indictment -- not to solve political problems, provide weeks of...

11/27/2014 - 6:58pm

    As I write, the love of my life is off to the state penitentiary. I expect her back at the farm in late afternoon. She's a volunteer with Paws in Prison, an organization that matches homeless dogs with inmate trainers.

11/20/2014 - 2:46pm

    This too shall pass. In the bipolar gong show of Washington politics, it's the Republicans' turn. Count on them to opt for televised spectacle over governing. It's what they do.


11/13/2014 - 3:51pm

    Look at it this way: At least the 2014 midterm elections are over.

    Maybe the most clueless pronouncement ever made by a U.S. Supreme Court justice was Anthony Kennedy's comment in the 2010...

11/06/2014 - 5:47pm

    Upon first venturing to write about politics 20 years ago, I held naive views about political journalism. Specifically, I imagined that factual accuracy mattered as much as it did in the kinds of books and magazine pieces I'd written on nonpolitical...

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