Nicole Gelinas

Posted August 26, 2007

In a short time, global warming has graduated from niche cause to accepted fact.

Posted July 31, 2007

Though he’s stuck, for now, in third place in the national polls, John Edwards has set the tone for the Democratic presidential race over the past few months.

Posted May 28, 2007

Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton has unveiled one of the first big domestic proposals of the 2008 presidential campaign: a $10 billion plan for federally funded “universal pre-kindergarten.”

Posted May 10, 2007

At a campaign event in Detroit this week, senator and Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama described the bill he recently introduced in Congress to bail out Detroit’s struggling automakers and save the planet at the same time. In rolling out his “health care for hybrids plan,” the senator has managed to combine two bad ideas into a proposal for one big government program.

Posted April 25, 2007

Why did NBC News—as well as its competitors and print-media counterparts—show that video? Through the spectacular posthumous attention that the media have awarded him, Cho Seung-Hui has shown just how easy it is for an intelligent killer to manipulate sophisticated news organizations into serving as barely filtered propaganda pipelines.