Post-Scandal, John Edwards Finds a Quieter Purpose

By Alec MacGillis Washington Post Staff Writer Thursday, June 18, 2009 John Edwards says he has few illusions. He knows the picture many Americans hold of him is not a pretty one. He also knows that even before he was engulfed in tabloid scandal, his electoral appeal had limits. And he believes that President Obama, […]


Paul Krugman: “On the Edge”

February 6, 2009 Op-Ed Columnist THE NEW YORK TIMES On the Edge By PAUL KRUGMAN A not-so-funny thing happened on the way to economic recovery. Over the last two weeks, what should have been a deadly serious debate about how to save an economy in desperate straits turned, instead, into hackneyed political theater, with Republicans […]