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Month: May 2014

The DMZ: Yes All Women Edition

On this week’s edition of “The DMZ” on Bloggingheads.tv, Matt Lewis and I discuss the response to Isla Vista and whether the Tea Party rules Texas. Watch it below.

Politico Magazine: The Liberal Case for the NSA

Without NSA surveillance, we may not have created the United Nations or forged the Camp David Accords. For more on how the NSA ended world wars, check out my essay for Politico Magazine.

MSNBC’s Up: Obama’s Bet On Climate

Today on MSNBC’s Up, I discuss President Obama’s upcoming climate regulations and my piece, “Climate Politics Will Be Brutal In 2014.”
Part I

Part II

The DMZ: GOP Civil War Update

On this week’s edition of “The DMZ” on Bloggingheads.tv, Matt Lewis and I dissect the GOP primaries in Georgia and Kentucky and what it means for party’s future, and why the left shouldn’t be attacking Obama’s judicial nominees. Watch it below.

The Week: Hey, Liberals: Stop Fighting Obama on Judges

The left’s short-sighted campaign to block the Michael Boggs nomination will only stymie Obama’s push to reshape the federal judiciary.

The DMZ: When Rove Attacks

On this week’s edition of “The DMZ” on Bloggingheads.tv, Matt Lewis and I analyze the Rove attack on Hillary’s health, and the rash of lame protests against commencement speakers Watch it below.

The DMZ: Immigration Lives

On this week’s edition of “The DMZ” on Bloggingheads.tv, Matt Lewis and I assess whether the GOP primaries will make it safe for immigration reform, why the GOP is embracing identity politics and why the left should resist Nader’s call to align with the libertarian right. Watch it below.

The Week: Ralph Nader Wants Liberals to Back Rand Paul. Don’t Do It.

Nader’s vision of a left-right anti-corporate coalition will not advance liberalism.