This Letter to the Editors was submitted by Mark Besonen, a sophomore at Concordia College. Seventy-four years ago, a deal was struck between the leader of Great Britain and the leader of Germany that became one of the most famous examples of cowardice. In that deal, western Europe exchanged landContinue Reading

With a dissatisfied party base and plenty of fired-up Republican opposition, a few months ago, it looked as if anyone could beat President Barack Obama. Democrats lamented repeated concessions that contradicted core campaign promises, like the failure of the public option and the continuation of Bush’s tax rates on theContinue Reading

No doubt you’ve all seen it by now. Rick Perry’s debate gaffe was comedic gold: a state governor hemming and hawing his way through a bullet point that was obviously supposed to be a campaign touchstone but became a punch-line. Yet surprisingly little attention seems to have been directed atContinue Reading