It’s ALIVE!

— Political prognostications are leaning decidedly in favor of the GOP this midterm election. Anti-Obama sentiment is running as high as ever in the party’s base while the president’s poor public approval ratings have sent Democratic candidates...

Doctor, doctor …

— Roughly 1,500 Americans died in 2011 due to the seasonal flu in contrast to the one who recently passed away after contracting the Ebola virus. This bit of statistical comparison has not stopped a significant percentage of Americans and the folks they elect...

Washed away

— The unprecedented flood of money into American politics has warped our democracy, threatening to wash it away....

Embarrassed blind

— A cartoon to accompany this morning’s lead editorial about suspended Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Seamus McCaffery and the need for merit selection of state judges....