Ed Kilgore

A Bridge Too Far?

Barack Obama’s election showed how far Americans had come on the issue of race. His presidency so far shows how much farther we have to go.

The End of Resentment

he best way to convey Rick Perlsteins achievement in writing Nixonland is to observe that he has taken one of the most endlessly chewed-over periods of American history, the late 1960s and early 1970s, and one of the most thoroughly analyzed American politicians, Richard Nixon, and come up with a fresh and convincing perspective on… Read more »