Pundits have convinced themselves that Americans are blind to the dangers of the election and that the media is to blame.
An argument against prostitution in the New Republic is mangled by a weak sentence.
A war between thought and belief is not a war of ideas.
Immigration, tyranny, and politics as usual
Choosing a governor in Illinois
Steve Chapman’s Tribune column offers a strong argument, except for the comparison it doesn’t draw.
Akbar Ahmed’s new book exposes a subtlety and complexity that ought to matter more.
The press has been as hard on Obama’s stance on Syria as the public.
A survey of the pundits’ views
Editorial cartoonists take one side in the NSA scandal.
John Kass, Clarence Page, and Steve Chapman all chime in.
If the Koch brothers buy the Tribune Company, then what?
After-birth abortion flap finally hits the Tribune
The conflagration between Sergeant James Crowley and Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. in Cambridge, with added kindling compliments of the president, has served the pundits of America as the newest visitation of That Which Must Be Written About.
The Sun-Times thinks 18-year-olds are old enough to drink but the drinking age should be 19; the Tribune’s Steve Chapman disagrees and makes a better argument.