Charlie Hebdo, Free Speech, and European Hypocrisy

It has been two weeks since the offices of the French satirical newspaper, Charlie Hebdo, were attacked by gunmen. The attack on free speech and the murder of cartoonists led to police shootouts with gunmen, a European crackdown on suspected … Continue reading

Hypocrisy, Gay Rights, and the Political Sideshow

After an unexpected hiatus, the Fog of Policy is back with a look at political hypocrisy. On the same week that one CEO was fired for his political contributions, another is under fire for his contradictory stance, and a family-values Congressman is caught in an extra-marital affair, we ask: when should we care? And when is it all just a distraction? Continue reading