People of all political persuasions occasionally lie. What boggles my mind is how badly liberals do it.
Should some teenager cancel out my vote for no better reason than that he’s been to a Dixie Chicks concert?
The best thing about small towns? Everyone knows you. The worst thing? Everyone knows you.
It's too late in the game for Barack Obama to warn us to lay off his wife.
Hillary Rodham Clinton isn't the most sympathetic person in public life, but I find myself feeling sorry for her nonetheless.
What is it about celebrities who write autobiographies that compels them to reveal all — and we mean all— when it comes to their love lives?
What is it about Ivy League schools that they turn out presidents and politicians like they're manufactured on an assembly line?
In the old days, movie moguls and newspaper barons lived for the bottom line. But if the profit motive still drives their industries, you'd never know it.
Hollywood it is a dangerous place if you're a man of the right. For some local liberals, diversity of thought is a fine thing — as long as it doesn't include any conservatives.
One of our most curious and enduring myths is that the 1960's changed America. But besides the flower children's admirable support for civil rights, just what else did the youth from that decade accomplish?
Whether it's a fear of heights or a fear of brushing, the best medicine for phobias is blissful ignorance.
Don't worry about missing subtle biases in Jeffrey Toobin's latest Supreme Court tome. There's nothing subtle about them.
Whether tragedy or farce, Burt Prelutsky has thoroughly enjoyed the morality tale of the NY governor's downfall.
FDR's heirs in Washington can afford to be generous because they're spending your money, writes Burt Prelutsky.
What can explain the gulf that separates liberals and conservatives? Burt Prelutsky throws up his hands and suggests DNA.
PJM's Burt Prelutsky has published a new book of interviews. He reflects on how writing a book is less stressful than the book signing, just as the person you interview is less interesting than the zany circumstances under which you meet them.
You don't always get everything you want, Burt Prelutsky reminds the GOP. But isn't getting some of what you want better than sitting home on election day and getting nothing?
Sometimes PJM's Burt Prelutsky feels bad about making fun of lawyers. But after a spate of recent news stories, this isn't one of those times.
A leading Democratic candidate for president attends an "Afrocentric" church that bestows awards on Louis Farrakhan and practically defines itself through race-baiting. Burt Prelutsky asks, why isn't Barack Obama's faith-based problem making national headlines and the nightly news?
Why is it conventional wisdom that torture is the worst possible way by which to extract information from the enemy? According to PJM's Burt Prelutsky, if we aren't waterboarding the baddies, then we aren't trying hard enough.
Why do two states that account for a total of 11 electoral votes hold so much power over the nominating process? That's just one of the many things muddling Burt Prelutsky's mind.
Torn between Obama and Hillary? Dissatisfied with all of the Democratic presidential hopefuls? Burt Prelutsky has a revolutionary proposal. He's a seasoned - and seasonal - candidate.
Burt Prelutsky isn't a Christian. But even as a Jewish agnostic, he's grateful not to live in a country where a teacher can get thrown in jail over the name of a teddy bear.
Burt Prelutsky thinks he may be the only American with a TV set who has never watched a reality show. He doesn't tune in to, say, "Dancing with the Stars," for the very same reason he cautions against listening to politicians too much: "it rots your brain."
We know what politicians get from Hollywood stars: high-profile endorsements and fat checks. But what do the screen icons get out of the deal? Burt Prelutsky knows. "It's not enough that the world envy them their fame and fortune. These assorted high school drop-outs and high-maintenance nincompoops want to be taken seriously."