The dutiful people vs. the beautiful people
U.S. News Staff
Here's my Creators Syndicate column for this week. Readers of the blog will find the theme familiar. I've been thinking about this theme since my years at Harvard, as this piece shows.
Michael Barone is a senior writer for U.S.News & World Report and principal coauthor of The Almanac of American Politics. He has written for many publications—including the Economist and the New York Times.
The South Carolina governor is in trouble because she hasn't actually governed.
Political self-interest demanded that lawmakers strike a deal.
The latest budget compromise does nothing to help those who have faced long stretches of joblessness.
The president's handshake with Raul Castro and his supposed "selfie" shouldn't overshadow the importance of remembering Nelson Mandela.
This agreement is about Paul Ryan running for president, not about solving the country's pressing problems.
The Ryan-Murray deal raises both taxes and spending – and conservatives should kill it.
Progressives could do to Democrats what the tea party did to Republicans.
Can we help our children achieve the compassion to embrace their enemies?
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