Dec 4, 2013
A quotation often attributed to Sigmund Freud, the father of psychoanalysis, cautions against finding significance where there is none: “Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar.”
Nov 14, 2013
In the time of Cicero — think togas and Rome, and a Pompeii yet to buried by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius — the word “culture” had romantic and optimistic connotations, meaning a cultivation of the soul.
Oct 17, 2013
With a government shutdown, a looming debt ceiling deadline, and a steady breaking news stream of failed action in Congress, it’s been difficult to focus on anything else.
Sep 19, 2013
Imagine a friend of yours is sprayed with bullets and left to die in the street. The evidence — witnesses, video even — clearly points to the murder, who’s known to be armed and dangerous.
Sep 12, 2013
After years of dithering, President Obama and his surrogates are now selling Syrian intervention at the 11th hour as limited, narrow and temporary.
Sep 5, 2013
CNN is reviving its debate show "Crossfire" this fall. One of its new co-hosts, S.E. Cupp, is a Daily News columnist.
Aug 22, 2013
For all the talk of a war inside the GOP, only a few seem to have noticed the fissures in a Democratic Party that’s preparing to find its successor to President Obama and mount a campaign for another four or eight years of Democratic domination.
Aug 16, 2013
News of the first lab-created hamburger has liberal eco-activists salivating at the thought of the eventual extinction of a much-maligned predator species they’ve long sought to eradicate: the murderous meat-eater.