Ironic Nationalism at the Drive-Thru

What kind of message appeals to both the intellectual progressive and the intransigent conservative with equal zeal?

Getting both self-serious parties to buy such a concept is a precarious prospect—one that even the most experienced politicians have tapped a formula to exploit. It is only fitting, then, that the answer comes in the form of America’s most important export: fast food.… [Read more]

Super-PACs: Stop It

You turn on the television, unlock your Ipod, or open up your Blackberry to check out the latest news.  You squeeze in catching up on the daily headlines in the little “free” time you have found while watching your family savings drain into that ‘maybe it’ll be stolen this year’ gas guzzler.  You overwhelm yourself, instantaneously, hovering over the toilet, staring at the flat screen in your hand, and hoping to stay current.… [Read more]