January/February 2007

Harpy, Hero, Heretic: Hillary

She once described herself as the nation's Rorschach test. So what do our interpretations of Hillary say about us?



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DEPARTMENTS

Editors' Note
Masthead
Contributors
Backtalk

OUTFRONT
Washington's one-woman wrecking crew; campaign-trail Hail Marys; the new political networkers; borderline performance; feminists assume the fetal position; look who's coming to dinar; a few pretty good men; and I, robo-caller.

EXHIBIT

Ad nauseam: Nothing is safe from advertisers anymore—not even barf bags.

SIGNS ALONG THE ROAD
State of Emergency


The secret issue of '06: Sick and tired of being sick and tired.

NOTEBOOK
Big Tent. Big Plans?


Can the Democrats forge a new majority from the Bush-hating masses?

WITNESS
The Talking Way


Plagued by violence, the Navajo Nation reckons with the death penalty.

PRACTICAL VALUES
Sunshine's Bottom Line


Is going solar really such a bright idea?

MEDIA JONES
Alissa Quart on the clash of the schmoes and the pros; "Doonesbury" creator Garry Trudeau soldiers on; Wikipedia's encyclopedia neurotica; plus more book (Blocking the Courthouse Door, Look Both Ways), film (Romántico), and music reviews (RoadKillOvercoat, The Bird and the Bee, Ys.).

RE:ACTION
Resources for getting involved

P.S.
South Park Republicans

FEATURES

 

 
Angry White Man

Lou Dobbs, prime-time populist for a ticked-off Middle America.

 


 

 
The Highwaymen

In which the governor of Indiana and Goldman Sachs get their kicks selling off our highway system.

 


 

 
King of the Hypermilers

Gentlemen, stop your engines! Defying death, the oil industry, and the laws of thermodynamics on your daily commute.

 


 

 
The Mayor, the Martyr, and the Pomegranate Trees

How one Lebanese town won the war and lost almost everything.