Ruth Marcus

11/20/2014 - 2:47pm

    The line between consensual sex and sexual assault is not always comfortably clear. Especially when alcohol is involved. Especially in the context of the college hook-up culture.

    No doubt, sexual assault on campus is a serious problem that...

09/25/2014 - 11:30am

    The headline out of Hillary Clinton's visit to Iowa was her flagrant flirtation with the prospect of another presidential campaign. The more interesting part was the shortest of sneak previews of the race she seems increasingly certain to run....

09/18/2014 - 4:45pm

    Congress has a duty -- to itself and the country -- to debate and authorize President Obama's military campaign against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. Failing to do so would be bad practice and a worse precedent.

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09/18/2014 - 4:20pm

    Reader, she married him. The day after he was indicted on a charge of aggravated assault for knocking her unconscious.

    I would say allegedly knocking her unconscious, but there's no doubt:...

09/11/2014 - 2:55pm

    E-cigarettes pose a public policy conundrum. They are a gateway drug -- but it's not, or hasn't been, entirely clear in which direction most traffic through that gateway flows.

    For some...

09/11/2014 - 2:27pm

    The word of the day is herky-jerky, which is a polite way of saying erratic.

    And which, I regret to report, is a fitting description of President Obama's handling of immigration. And, I...

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