Going Home to Newtown

Going Home to Newtown

EDITOR’S NOTE: This post first ran on Dec. 20, 2012, one week after the tragedy of Newtown, as Sean Beaudoin returned to his hometown and grappled with what had happened.

America Has a Macho Problem

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Andrew Cotto wonders why we are so enthralled by the “tough is good” male stereotype.

NBC Host David Gregory Faces Jail Time For ‘Prop’

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David Gregory’s TV stunt with a high-capacity magazine has left the D.C. police in a tricky situation.

The 12 Best People of 2012

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Sean Beaudoin compiles the dozen best people of the year—drawn from the avalanche of overall excellence we experienced as a culture. Also, their less impressive counterparts.

NRA Doubles Down on Dumb

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Noah Brand responds to Wayne LaPierre’s assertion that the answer to keeping our kids safe is a ‘Good Guy’ with a gun.