Today's Five Best Columns
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Aug 31, 2009 11:52AM ET
With the Post's report that waterboarding works, advocates say the only remaining argument against it is moral
Aug 31, 2009 9:26AM ET
The substantial arguments against the Washington Post's assessment that torture worked
Aug 28, 2009 3:42PM ET
The citizens of Massachusetts debate Kennedy's empty seat, accepting a few suggestions from outsiders
Aug 28, 2009 12:02PM ET
Econobloggers interpret the correlation between family income and SAT scores
Aug 28, 2009 11:54AM ET
Christopher Hayes rouses liberals with a call to bring back the Church Committee--the comprehensive 1970s investigation that uncovered CIA assassination plots and more.
Aug 28, 2009 9:49AM ET
Should we pity the CIA director for getting steamrolled by Eric Holder and the White House?
Aug 27, 2009 5:20PM ET
Steele inarticulately attempts to repair his image after an op-ed, and liberals move in for the kill
Aug 27, 2009 4:43PM ET
Depends: do smart, needy kids get scholarships so that parents of rich, not-so-smart kids will shell out more?
Aug 27, 2009 3:05PM ET
Despite some speculation and urging, most agree that Mitt Romney would lose a race to succeed Ted Kennedy in the Senate
Aug 27, 2009 12:45PM ET
First reactions to a suggestive line in coverage of the terminated Bill Richardson investigation
Aug 27, 2009 12:30PM ET
Jason Zengerle and Megan McArdle debate whether gun-toting protesters are a threat
Aug 27, 2009 11:00AM ET
A controversial joke reveals the branch's swiftly changing role in tomorrow's military
Aug 27, 2009 9:43AM ET
Southern Republican drama is being upstaged by a late Massachusetts liberal--is this an indignity or a blessing?
Aug 27, 2009 9:29AM ET
Hanna Rosin's pitch for circumcision hits a nerve among male columnists.
Aug 26, 2009 12:46PM ET
A step toward justice, or a dangerous blow to the CIA?
Aug 26, 2009 11:36AM ET
A former torture supporter explains why he was wrong and what he learned
Aug 26, 2009 10:35AM ET
Commentators debate who will replace the liberal lion, and if the replacement will come soon enough for health care reform
Aug 26, 2009 9:29AM ET
Should it? Some are pushing for it, others push back.
Aug 25, 2009 4:53PM ET
Moral, ethical, cultural and national security considerations define debate
Aug 25, 2009 3:50PM ET
Scouring the CIA documents, pundits find little evidence to support the ex-Vice President's boasts at the Weekly Standard
Aug 25, 2009 11:00AM ET
Low-level CIA interrogators, DoJ lawyers, or administration officials? Who should they target?
Aug 25, 2009 10:58AM ET
Is there a political double standard when it comes to parties' use of religion?
Aug 25, 2009 9:07AM ET
John McCain lost the presidential election, but he still effects the political discourse judging from the reactions to his health care statements
Aug 25, 2009 9:05AM ET
Robert Samuelson wrote a column on the high-speed rail debate. What high-speed rail debate?
Aug 24, 2009 3:51PM ET
The independent from Connecticut is skewered by the blogging left for his moderate stance on health care reform.
Aug 24, 2009 3:01PM ET
Two pundits from opposite ends of the spectrum join forces to hammer Tom Daschle.
Aug 24, 2009 2:52PM ET
The RNC chairman gets hit as a Big Government Republican, liar, and hypocrite after he pushes for a "Senior's Health Care Bill of Rights"
Aug 24, 2009 1:35PM ET
Free-market-friendly ideas to counter the Democratic plan
Aug 24, 2009 12:36PM ET
The top ten differences and a few noteworthy similarities.
Aug 24, 2009 10:42AM ET
The NYT's Ross Douthat defends President Obama