Interesting story in the Post on an issue that will be dominant as long as Barack Obama is a candidate: is white America ready for a black president?
Raising awareness is different from raising fears. That's important to keep in mind as you watch or read the mainstream media coverage of the growing Ebola crisis in Africa. What's also important to keep in mind: the mainstream media thrive on fear.
Frank Rich makes what sounds like a bold proposition but is in reality simple common sense if you take a step back and look at the big picture. Basically, he says it's time to begin not necessarily pretending that Fox News doesn't exist but certainly not taking the culture war bait it endlessly throws out for the sole purpose of infuriating liberals.