January 04, 2013
Angry at the NRA? That won’t reduce gun violence. (Illustration by Dan Stafford | Column by Stephen L. Carter) 

Angry at the NRA? That won’t reduce gun violence. (Illustration by Dan Stafford | Column by Stephen L. Carter

December 18, 2012
Few things are as conducive to thinking carefully about what to say as being required to sign your name. (Illustration by Tamara Shopsin | Column by Stephen L. Carter)

Few things are as conducive to thinking carefully about what to say as being required to sign your name. (Illustration by Tamara Shopsin | Column by Stephen L. Carter)

November 21, 2012
Welcome to November 1812. The war against the British is going badly. President James Madison, after winning a landslide victory in 1808, almost lost this time around. (Illustration by Patrick Kyle | Column by Stephen L. Carter)

Welcome to November 1812. The war against the British is going badly. President James Madison, after winning a landslide victory in 1808, almost lost this time around. (Illustration by Patrick Kyle | Column by Stephen L. Carter)