It's possible that someone could write a column arguing that efforts to restrict the influence of big money on our political system do more harm than good. Washington Post columnist Robert Samuelson tried to pull it off on Monday (2/20/12), but the results were pretty ugly.
You don't need to read the whole column. All you [...]
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a reversal of the usual worries about political influence on electoral map-making, the Supreme Court is being asked to let raw politics play an even bigger role in the drawing of congressional district boundarie... Read Post
Dean Baker today, to whom I seem never able to link, sarcastically opened his post today at Beat the Press about the column in today's WaPo by Robert J. Samuelson with, "Yes, it's a Monday morning at Washington Pos tand Robert Samue... Read Post
Washington Post columnist Robert Samuelson really doesn't like Social Security and Medicare. And he'll go a long way to argue that they're wasteful, inefficient forms of welfare. (See Extra!, 10/11.) But his arguments rarely hold up... Read Post