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  • Obama, in the eyes of an activist liberal

    By Susan Freudenheim

    February 10, 2011 | 11:50 am

    Barack Obama has been fated to lead the nation in interesting times, including a free-fall recession, a natural disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, a bitter and ongoing battle over healthcare reform, and the sea-changes that are only now welling up in the Middle East.

    That’s why Obama...

  • When Jews Wax Anti-Semitic

    By Cathy Young

    February 17, 2005 | 7:00 pm


    The expectation that a commentator's views must be in lockstep with his or her ethnic, religious or sexual identity is always distasteful -- particularly when blacks, women, gays or Jews are labeled "self-hating" when they refuse to toe the perceived party line.

    Then again, maybe...