Richard Lugar

Bay Buchanan And George Will Celebrate The Potential Ousting Of Dick Lugar By 'Tea Partier' Richard Mourdock

Indiana Republican Sen. Dick Lugar and his 77 percent conservative voting record was not good enough to prevent him from having a "tea party" primary challenger, State Treasurer Richard Mourdock. Complete and total obstruction rather than an iota of compromise to make sure the government actually functions seems to be the new standard of what it means to be a "conservative" these days.

Shoot First, Ask Questions Never

There is simply no understanding the prevalence of gun violence in America - as evidenced by the recent attempted assassination of a congresswoman during a mass shooting - without discussing the nefarious role played by the National Rifle

No Torture, No Exceptions

Washington Monthly: In most issues of the Washington Monthly, we favor articles that we hope will launch a debate. In this issue we seek to end one