I have learned two things covering politics.
One, first impressions are often right. John Edwards is slick. Hillary Clinton is expedient. W. was in over his head. Barack Obama is too much in his head. Chris Christie can be a bully.
Bill Bratton's biggest problem right now might not be stop-and-frisk.
It might be stop-and-sulk.
Given a new mayor who catapulted into office by castigating the police, given a City Council that passed two punitive...
I miss Brody.
So why did he have to go?
The poor guy was put at the end of a rope because the writers of "Homeland" were at the end of their rope.
They had conjured a...
The halo of smoke clears momentarily to reveal America's newest sensitive man: John Boehner.
The man known as Capitol Hill's Dean Martin, surrounded by his Cap Pack, is having a late-night clam bake at Trattoria Alberto.
I started speaking truth to power early.
And my older brothers didn't like it.
They told me that archness in a 10-year-old was not welcome.
I concocted a plan to prove how...