Brokaw: debate about war conspicuously absent in midterms

Aside from grumblings on the left about endless war in Afghanistan, Tom Brokaw is right: Notice anything missing on the campaign landscape? How about war? The United States is now in its ninth year of fighting in Afghanistan and Iraq, the longest wars in American...

Quick, flush this down America’s memory hole

One of the stupefying realities of our time is that there’s nothing that can’t be dumped down America’s memory hole. Whether it’s an epic oil spill or a war based on lies, America has an incredible capacity to make unpleasant facts vanish. Does...