Charles M. Blow, writing at the New York Times, distills the federal government shutdown down, calling it a tragic game of political brinksmanship that is being led by House Republicans, and Americans are tired of playing.
The New York Times' Charles M. Blow equates the Republican Party's efforts to stall President Obama's economic progress to Herman Melville's iconic revenge-seeking Captain Ahab, who engaged in a failed pursuit to slay Moby Dick.
The New York Times' Charles M. Blow issues a strong reprimand to House Republicans who have threatened to "wreak havoc on the economy" in a last-ditch effort to block implementation of the Affordable Care Act. "There is no glory in this," he writes.
During an interview last year, George Zimmerman told Sean Hannity that shooting Trayvon Martin was "God's plan." Having sat through his second-degree-murder trial in the presence of the dead teen's parents, writes Charles Blow in the New York Times, perhaps Zimmerman would answer differently now.
New York Times columnist Charles M. Blow writes that protecting the border isn't the chief concern of many Republicans protesting the latest immigration bill. The detractors are really worried about the vote.
Coinciding with the Republican party's public attempts to attract minorities into their fold, Alaskan Rep. Don Young used a racial slur that reminded many of why they jumped ship in the first place, writes New York Times columnist Charles M. Blow.
As the U.S. Post Office prepares to release the Rosa Parks stamp on what would have been her 100th birthday, New York Times columnist Charles M. Blow digs into a new book about the icon's life before and after she refused to leave her seat.
Charles M. Blow takes the gun group's Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre to task for his statement on Newtown, Conn. In assigning blame for the massacre, LaPierre targeted everyone and anyone other than the NRA and the fact that guns are too easy to obtain in America.
Following the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary, New York Times columnist Charles M. Blow writes that it's time for gun-control laws, not ill-advised and fear-based action, like buying more weapons for protection.
Creationism is rearing its head in the news, thanks to Republicans like Florida Sen. Marco Rubio stumbling over when he thinks humanity began. Charles M. Blow writes in the New York Times that the entire debate is ridiculous.