Katrina vanden Heuvel (editor and publisher, The Nation), David Catanese (political reporter, Politico), McKay Coppins (political reporter, BuzzFeed), Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.), Zach Wahls (author, “My Two Moms”) and Will Saletan (national correspondent, Slate).
“Other countries will have drones soon, and if we are violating them, and the use of them, without transparency and accountability and a Congress checking the executive’s power to use this in secrecy, we are in grave danger.” — Katrina [...] watch video
“As far as campaign poetry …. probably the president’s gaffe was more damaging. But if we’re talking about a substantive issue of what these candidates meant, Mitt Romney’s comment really is reflective of the sort of austerity fetish that the [...] watch video
“If you actually look at the fine print, [the author] says, ‘I don’t have a causal link.’ So essentially, this is the same logic where you could say ‘the eradication of pirates has caused global warming.’” — Zach Wahls watch video
“The White House has a pretty compelling argument to make that it is — and will be — the change agent we need going forward.” — Eliot Spitzer read post