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Culture Focus Photo September 6, 2011

9/11 and the Trade Center Overrun Labor Day

Far from stakeholders in their toil, Mr. McGowan and his cohorts are romanticized for their brawn and the "lucky fortune" of being part of the legacy of this re-building.

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Fukushima: Out of Sight, Out of Mind, Except…

The other thing you can't see here, though it's there, is the plant in the distance.

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Disaster Focus Photo September 5, 2011

9/11 Covers: Beyond the One-Liner

Compared to the simplistic one-liners sprouting like mushrooms on cover after cover as part of the 9/11 ten year anniversary newsstand pileup, the New Statesman cover kept me going for a while.

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Campaign '12 Photo

Romney: More Syrup!

As a refugee from the Sears-Roebuck catalog, it's a perfect backdrop.

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Campaign '12 Photo September 4, 2011

Tea Party Mans the Swift Boat: Obama As Angry, Bobbling, "Uncle Slam"

Holding the father role over Obama's head, the bobbleheaded epitome of government is characterized as a complainer with a superiority complex.

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Culture Focus Photo September 2, 2011

“Mao” like Mao than Martin

MLK’s sculpture portrays a monumental, stern, and even defiant Martin Luther King. Somewhat at odds with the Jesus-like makeover the press has given him.

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Job Scene: O-Brother

A clever shot from the LA job fair as White House stresses.

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Campaign '12 Photo September 1, 2011

Your Turn: Rick Perry’s Six-Shooters

Bag Readers respond to a Perry photo that is more awkward and urban than "gunfighter."

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Just Being Myself

If I had to pick one image to represent the human condition, this might be it.

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