Ben Hoffman was a Teach For America corps member in Washington, D.C., where he also worked for several think tanks. He now lives in North Carolina, where he teaches and writes. He tweets @benrhoffman.
Live From Our Living Room: Gchatting Obama vs. Romney
A blow-by-blow breakdown of last night.
Paul Ryan and CNN: A Match Made in Heaven?
Examining one of the most disingenuous speeches ever made by a major politician.
Vitriol, Partisanship, and the American Political System
Many people are calling this election the nastiest ever. All of them are wrong.
What Does Mitt Romney Really Think About Tax Plan?
On the beliefs of politicians.
Obama’s Greatest Mistake and Low-Information Voters
How much do we really understand politics?
Mitt Romney’s a Regular Old Guy: Empathy, Part IV
Vote for me, I’m normal!
Obama and Empathy, Part II: Follow Bill Clinton
Why the President needs to channel his inner Bill Clinton.
The Intrigue of Negative Political Ads
Four reasons why they’re exciting.