Schadenfreude, the delight that one takes in the misery of others, is running rampant on the political right, thanks to President Obama's bumpy launch of Obamacare.
What, I wonder, explains the gender gap in political corruption?
For many Republicans, Tuesday's off-year elections marked the first big electoral test of two competing strategies for their party's future: "outreach" versus "double-down."
Here's what President Barack Obama should have said, "If you like your insurance plan you can keep it -- if it's not a junk policy." He could have used more elegant language than that, but you get the idea.
In this age of endless digital gadgets, entertainment has become so unavoidable that boredom is beginning to look really good.
"I'm seldom accused of being too nice," writes Rep. Luis Gutierrez in his lively new autobiography.