Thomas Mann

How Villagers Missed The Big Story Of Election 2012

It seems fitting to look back on the election from a distance and see someone besides bloggers tell the tale of how the mainstream media completely missed the boat on their Election 2012 reporting. Fortunately, Dan Froomkin has done exactly that.

Peggy Noonan Dismisses GOP Obstruction: 'Boo-Hoo'

From this Sunday's Face the Nation, Peggy Noonan once again proves herself to be one of the more petty and partisan pundits out there, even though she normally does her best to dress that up with lofty rhetoric which generally amounts to nothing

Both Sides Aren't Doing It

It cannot be overstated in American politics that he who frames the debate wins the argument. What does it tell you when the media continually frames the debate into a false equivalence of "both sides do it" when talking about finding

Weekend Galimaufry - Thomas Mann

Writers this time. Thomas Mann delivering a dinner speech for the New School for Social Research in New York on April 15, 1937. Again, an excerpt (f