What Congress Could Learn from “Life of Pi”

At various points in the run-up to the 85th Oscars on Sunday night, nearly every nominee for Best Picture found cause to associate itself with President Obama or Congress. For some films, like Argo, Zero Dark Thirty, and Lincoln, it was a natural fit. Others had to try a little harder. Beasts of the Southern…

Lindsay Lohan is Truman Burbank

Politics isn’t just about government. It’s also about how we function as a society – who we lift up, who we tear down, and for what reasons. These collective impulses certainly shape our legislation, but they also shape our lives in more insidious ways that have nothing to do with “politics.” With that in mind,…