3. Abortions are as much the result of a culture inhospitable to life as they are to the weak sources of support that arise out of that culture and the decisions of individual mothers.
    — Elizabeth Stoker, Why I’m a pro-life liberal


  5. Republicans are realizing that Jeb Bush is their only option in 2016

    Facing a Hillary Clinton juggernaut, the GOP has no choice but to go back to the Bushes



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    The week’s best editorial cartoons



  10. To be sure, a national government’s primary responsibility is to serve the interests of its own people. And national interests — say, in security and material prosperity — can be morally legitimate. But the pursuit of those interests to the exclusion of all other considerations would amount to the kind of ruthless nationalist realpolitik that Vladimir Putin is now playing so successfully.
    — Nigel Biggar, in Yes, war can be just


  12. Do I have the best credentials? Probably not. ‘Cause, you know, whatever.

  13. Income inequality is at the root of most of America’s major socioeconomic problems, truly the radioactive element that causes the body politic to decay.