Robert Ingersoll

Rational Man

The skeptic who scandalized Victorian America.

Jan 28, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 19 • By KATHERINE MANGU-WARD



The Ayn and Only

Cult-empress or great thinker?

Nov 16, 2009, Vol. 15, No. 09

She's Come Undone

From Gore guru to pretty paranoid.

Oct 20, 2008, Vol. 14, No. 06

Scared Sober

Another way to waste taxpayers' money and schoolchildren's time

Aug 4, 2008, Vol. 13, No. 44

Wood Work

Grant Wood and "American Gothic" come to the Renwick.

7:00 AM, Mar 10, 2006

God's Democrat

From the April 11, 2005 issue: The church of Jim Wallis.

Apr 11, 2005, Vol. 10, No. 28

Burn, Baby, Burn

The Discovery Channel's "Pompeii: The Last Day" is grisly fun.

11:00 PM, Jan 27, 2005


Katherine Mangu-Ward, pol-watcher.

Jan 31, 2005, Vol. 10, No. 19

A Senator Is Born

Complications attend Tom Coburn's return to Washington.

Dec 13, 2004, Vol. 10, No. 13

Litigate This!

From the November 15, 2004 issue: There were more lawyers than cheaters in Ohio.

Nov 15, 2004, Vol. 10, No. 09

What a Little Bird Told Me about George W. Bush

Warning: Some material may not be suitable for children

5:02 PM, Oct 28, 2004

Real Women's Liberation

From the October 25, 2004 issue: It's happening in Afghanistan, and U.S. feminists don't care.

Oct 25, 2004, Vol. 10, No. 07

The 51st State and the 2nd Amendment

Souder's Shooters duke it out with Norton's Naysayers in the House over the D.C. gun ban--and win.

12:01 AM, Sep 30, 2004

Hurricane in a Teapot

What the polls (sort of) tell us about Bush-Kerry in Florida.

12:00 AM, Sep 27, 2004

Sister Kerry

From the October 4, 2004 issue: The candidate's sibling causes a stir overseas--and at home.

Oct 4, 2004, Vol. 10, No. 04

Trigger Happy

The NRA outguns its opponents.

Sep 27, 2004, Vol. 10, No. 03

The AP: At It Again

The Associated Press uses three day old interviews about the Bush Guard memos to make a poltical point.

4:50 PM, Sep 13, 2004

The RNC's Softball Team

"Convention jockeys" take the postmodern convention to new lows.

5:33 PM, Sep 2, 2004

Keyes to the Castle

The Republican candidate for Senate in Illinois gets locked out of Madison Square Garden.

12:58 PM, Sep 1, 2004

The Throat-Clearing Session

The convention opens with a bang . . . from Hastert's gavel.

9:00 PM, Aug 30, 2004

Everything Is Permitted

Manhattan Libertarians protest the rules about RNC protesters--and make a few bucks while they're at it.

8:15 AM, Aug 30, 2004

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