I’m no John Edwards fan (we’re generally ambivalent up in here) but I read a thoughtful piece yesterday by Alice Bonner on The Root, who said that being the child of a poor Southern laborer — like John Edwards, the son of a mill worker, in case you hadn’t heard —- was as much a Read More

In 1990, New York City tallied 2,245 murders. That number was the prism through which David Dinkins‘s mayoralty was viewed and the foundation on which Rudolph Giuliani based his bid for mayor (and a big part of his bid for the presidency). The boss gets all the blame in bad times and all the credit Read More