August 13, 2012
Is fourth place ever good enough in the Olympics? (Illustration by Sam Island | Op-Ed by Richard Cohen on Bloomberg View)

Is fourth place ever good enough in the Olympics? (Illustration by Sam Island | Op-Ed by Richard Cohen on Bloomberg View)

August 07, 2012
At the London Olympics, fencing spectators have witnessed the overthrow of the old order as new champions, from new countries, emerged triumphant. (Illustration by Sam Island | Op-ed by Richard Cohen on Bloomberg View) 

At the London Olympics, fencing spectators have witnessed the overthrow of the old order as new champions, from new countries, emerged triumphant. (Illustration by Sam Island | Op-ed by Richard Cohen on Bloomberg View) 

August 07, 2012
In fencing, the queen is safe and Italian women rule. (Illustration by Sam Island | Op-ed by Richard Cohen on Bloomberg View)

In fencing, the queen is safe and Italian women rule. (Illustration by Sam Island | Op-ed by Richard Cohen on Bloomberg View)

December 22, 2011
A UN vote could allow mankind to control the sun. (Illustration by Office of Paul Sahre | Op-Ed by Richard Cohen on Bloomberg View)

A UN vote could allow mankind to control the sun. (Illustration by Office of Paul Sahre | Op-Ed by Richard Cohen on Bloomberg View)