I Have Gone Over to the Dark Side – I have gone over to the dark side. I've been on the edge for a while, playing passive-aggressive games with my copy editor, but I guess I might as well just fess up. I now routinely use they and them as gender-neutral singular pronouns.1
Why We Need to Prosecute Our Torturers – Just when you thought Republicans couldn’t sink any lower, they ask Dick Cheney, the guy who screwed up Iraq, for advice on how to fix Iraq. Seriously, I’m not kidding.
No Winners in Ray Rice’s Game – What happens behind closed doors—or rather, closing doors—does not always stay behind them. Not for Ray Rice, apparently.