Bio for Margaret Carlson
Anthony Weiner Isn't Mark Sanford. He's Much Weirder.
May 22, 2013 | 10 CommentsI woke to good news for journalists: Former Representative (I omitted the "disgraced" which almost always appears before "former") Anthony Weiner is running for mayor of New York.
The Military’s Culture of Sexual Violence
May 21, 2013 | 12 CommentsI have a suggestion about how to help instantly reduce sexual assaults in the military. Round up those in charge of handling sexual-assault cases.
IRS-Approved Reading Lists and Other Outrages
May 15, 2013 | No commentsWhat the IRS scandal says about Obama's vision of government.
Will Republicans Let Obama Have His Scandal?
May 14, 2013 | No commentsRepublicans in Congress are so hungry for scalps, they just can’t leave well enough alone. The scandal engulfing the Internal Revenue Service is a story that’s playing to their benefit. Yesterday, after having the weekend to think about it, Senator Marco Rubio of Florida puffed himself up and called on the president to “demand the IRS commissioner’s resignation, effectively immediately.”
Now It’s the NRA’s Turn to Understand Us
May 09, 2013 | 649 CommentsUsually when a senator suffers a big public defeat, he slinks off to lick his wounds. He rarely retwists the arms that didn’t bend his way. Colleagues don’t like to be seen switching. Were they horribly mistaken the first time? Don’t know what they believe?