Sam Clark

The following was interview was originally part of a Smart Girl Politics series in early 2013 and didn’t end up getting published. But some of the topics covered are still relevant today! Bethany Bowra will now be writing a daily column for Smart Girl Politics. Follow

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A disturbing aspect of James J. Lee’s case is that his quest was logical according to respected — albeit false — premises. This month began with a scare at Discovery Channel headquarters in Silver Spring, Md.  Armed with a gun and explosives, environmental extremist James

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Often it isn’t what happens, but what gets talked about that makes all the difference. When President Obama commented on General Stanley McChrystal, the greatest impression made on me was the source Obama cited as specific rationale for his approval of McChrystal’s resignation: “The conduct

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It is almost difficult to believe that an entire year has passed by since my first encounter with the Six Flags theme park atmosphere.  Last year I was slow to acclimate, uncertain of my taste in intense recreation.  I came to think of myself as

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