November 2012

Did Lance Really Cheat?

This story’s been on my desk since last month (Washington Post, Oct. 26). My attention comes, not so much from Armstrong’s clear violation of U.S. doping rules regarding competitive cycling, but from an astonishingly implausible defense of Armstrong’s actions by author Brad Allenby.

Allenby, a … Read More

Head to Head

It’s hard to believe that the 2012 presidential campaign is at an end… almost. What will “likely voters” do without all those hard-hitting, rhetoric-flailing, endless campaign ads? According toOpenSecrets.org, the total spent by both campaigns is reported to be almost $2 billion, and that doesn’t … Read More

Words and Images with a Question

This image along with Governor Chris Christie’s words of praise for President Obama’s actions concerning disaster-struck New Jersey have been played and replayed in video and news outlets for the last three days

“The president has been all over this and he deserves great credit,” … Read More