There's drama, sideshows, endless analysis. Unprecedented midterm election-night coverage has been ramped up to epic proportions by broadcasters, fueled by extravagant technology and a chance for lucrative ratings and buzz.
The "Hollywood right" gets some red carpet glitter Tuesday evening with the premiere and press screening of "I Want Your Money," the smart and relentless documentary by independent filmmaker Ray Griggs that warns against President Obama's economic policies by contrasting the words and ideas of Mr. Obama and Ronald Reagan.
John Stossel is right. Last week he wrote that the "Healthy Wisconsin" scheme, passed in that state's Senate and offering supposedly "free" socialized health care, is good for America because people apparently need bad examples. As Mr. Stossel says, "We need laboratories of failure to demonstrate what socialism is like. All we have now is Cuba, Venezuela, North Korea, the U.S. Post Office, and state motor-vehicle departments. It's not enough. Wisconsin can show the other 49 states what 'universal' [health] coverage is like. I feel bad for the people in Wisconsin... but it's better to experiment with one state than all of America."