Liberals want President Obama to find a progressive nominee for the Supreme Court who is “an intellectual giant, and also passionate, persuasive, and politically savvy enough to build consensus and outfox the court’s conservatives” — someone not unlike Justice William J. Brennan Jr., who retired from the court in 1990. But the modern day Supreme Court may not be a hospitable place for a consensus builder in Brennan’s mold, writes Seth Stern.
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Biology plays an important role in emotional reactions, but neuroscientist Kristen A. Lindquist posits that our culture is just as influential.
Ancient organic chemistry.
“Only a narcissist would want to become president.” This is the psychology of an authoritarian unpacked.