Sonia Smith

Sonia Smith is an associate editor at Texas Monthly.

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Oct. 31 2008 5:06 PMBrits for BarackThe Economist endorses Obama.
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Sept. 12 2008 5:27 PMCome to JesusThe Economist and New York on the Palin effect.
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June 20 2008 3:58 PMSo Long, SoybeansThe Economist on the new generation of biofuels.
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May 19 2008 5:53 PMBloggers preview the Kentucky and Oregon primaries.
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March 31 2008 6:09 PMBloggers on Muqtada Sadr's cease-fire.
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Feb. 11 2008 6:16 PMShake It UpBloggers dissect the twists and turns of the Democratic race.
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Jan. 28 2008 6:21 PMBloggers on the Kennedys' endorsements of Obama.
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Jan. 7 2008 5:55 PMBloggers dish on the upcoming New Hampshire primary.
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Nov. 12 2007 6:20 PMBloggers on the legacy of Norman Mailer.
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Oct. 15 2007 6:00 PMBloggers wonder if al-Qaida in Iraq is on the run.
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Sept. 17 2007 6:16 PMBloggers on the nomination of Michael Mukasey.
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Aug. 13 2007 6:06 PMBloggers on Karl Rove's resignation.
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July 9 2007 3:50 PMBloggers on a New York Times editorial urging a withdrawal from Iraq.
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June 11 2007 4:22 PMBloggers on The Sopranos finale.
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May 7 2007 5:10 PMBloggers on the next president of France.
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Oct. 28 2008 4:24 PMDear Mr. PresidentNewsweek gives unsolicited advice to the next commander in chief.
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Sept. 9 2008 4:47 PMPalin AroundThe New Republic and Weekly Standard can't stop talking about McCain's veep.
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June 17 2008 3:28 PMBucks for BabiesReason on countries paying citizens to have more children.
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April 28 2008 5:28 PMBloggers on the Indiana voter ID decision and Miley Cyrus.
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March 3 2008 6:11 PMBloggers analyze the Russian elections.
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Feb. 4 2008 5:59 PMBloggers preview Super Tuesday.
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Jan. 8 2008 5:40 PMBloggers weigh the turnout in New Hampshire.
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Dec. 31 2007 5:31 PMBloggers on Bilawal Bhutto's ascension to head of the PPP.
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Oct. 29 2007 6:13 PMBloggers on Barack Obama's pledge to get tough on Hillary.
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Sept. 24 2007 6:41 PMBloggers on the "Bent Spear" nuclear incident.
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Aug. 27 2007 6:25 PMBloggers bid adieu to Alberto Gonzales.
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July 16 2007 5:42 PMBill Kristol predicts a favorable Bush legacy.
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June 18 2007 6:18 PMBloggers on the latest from Gaza.
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June 4 2007 6:09 PMBloggers on the failures of the surge.
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April 30 2007 5:52 PMBloggers on the failed reconstruction projects in Iraq.



Medical Examiner

The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola 

The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.

I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore

And schools are getting worried.

Two Damn Good, Very Different Movies About Soldiers Returning From War

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Lifetime Didn’t Think the Steubenville Rape Case Was Dramatic Enough

So they added a little self-immolation.


Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem

Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology. 

Why a Sketch of Chelsea Manning Is Stirring Up Controversy

How Worried Should Poland, the Baltic States, and Georgia Be About a Russian Invasion?

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