In conferences and forums around Washington last week, hacked emails and election influencing were not on the agenda. Rather, the talk centered on strategic stability, terrorism, and other areas of mutual interest that undergird US-Russia relations.
As the cofounder of Moveon.org, I'm steeped in progressive culture. I often hear the argument that we must overwhelm conservatives with greater numbers. But I ask my progressive friends to consider another approach.
With all the divisive rhetoric, sensationalist journalism, and inflamed passions during this election cycle, schools can be one of our saving graces. Unfortunately, 40 percent of teachers are hesitant to teach about the election.
“Zinger” is one of many political words originating in the sports world. But by 1970, as political discourse became less civil and more confrontational, it turned into a catchy synonym for a barbed quip.
'My good friend' is routinely used on the House and Senate floors when one colleague addresses another. And with Congress back in town – albeit briefly – the exercise in decorum is now being heard all the time.