Paul Waldman is a weekly columnist and senior writer for The American Prospect. He also writes for the Plum Line blog at The Washington Post and The Week and is the author of Being Right is Not Enough: What Progressives Must Learn From Conservative Success.
Do the supposedly wise and deliberative citizens of Iowa and New Hampshire take their responsibilities seriously? And if they don't, what does that say about the way we're choosing the next leader of the free world?Paul WaldmanOct 02, 2007
Last week's Values Voter Debate may have looked like an easy appeal to the base, but the absence of the Republican front runners casts doubt on whether the religious right's power is on the wane.Paul WaldmanSep 27, 2007
Voters can't -- and shouldn't -- judge who has the best health-care plan without hearing a persuasive case for why each candidate can overcome the political obstacles that stand in the way of meaningful reform.Paul WaldmanSep 18, 2007