Sep 11, 2008
Bloggingheads—the oral fixation
John McWhorter, left, of the Manhattan Institute and Glenn Loury of Brown University debate whether we can believe in Barack Obama.
Heather Hurlburt of the National Security Network and Eli Lake of The New York Sun examine the media's conflict with the conservative base over Sarah Palin.
Political scientists Daniel Drezner, left, of Tufts and Elvin Lim of Wesleyan explore the appeal of politicians who shun intellectualism.
Jane Hamsher, left, of the blog Firedoglake and Ann Althouse of the University of Wisconsin debate whether Sarah Palin can attract disaffected Clinton supporters.
Robert Wright, left, of Bloggingheads.tv and Ann Althouse of the University of Wisconsin debate the candidates' understanding of evil.
Peter Beinart of The New Republic, left, and Jonah Goldberg of National Review debate whether racism explains why Barack Obama isn't dominating in the polls.