Stories by Adele M. Stan

Adele M. Stan is a weekly columnist for The American Prospect. Follow her on Twitter @addiestan. subscribe to Adele M. Stan's feed

Posted on: Oct 15, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The boss wants you to know he thinks it's a very bad idea for you to vote for Barack Obama.

Posted on: Oct 12, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The vice president just couldn't seem to help himself: Ryan was an easy target.

Posted on: Oct 11, 2012, Source: AlterNet

"That's a lot of malarkey," Biden said of Ryan's lies -- and then went on to slice and dice, smiling all the while.

Posted on: Oct 9, 2012, Source: AlterNet

It’s not that hard to be good to your family and friends. If true morality is evidenced by how one treats strangers, Romney’s reputation as a moral actor should be under water.

Posted on: Oct 5, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The celebrity wrestler is a high-profile Romney backer. So you know where this is going.

Posted on: Oct 5, 2012, Source: AlterNet

In a CNN interview, Santorum suggests that killing Big Bird is just like killing something 'because you want to eat them.'

Posted on: Oct 5, 2012, Source: AlterNet

An uptick for the country, and a time of creative thinking for the GOP.

Posted on: Oct 4, 2012, Source: AlterNet

With only a sliver of the electorate undecided on its candidate, the 2012 debates are not about persuading voters.

Posted on: Sep 28, 2012, Source: AlterNet

It's an all-bases-covered false narrative, one that could explain away either voter suppression or a devastating loss.

Posted on: Sep 26, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The Bible tells us not to bear false witness against one's neighbor. Ralph Reed apparently never got the memo.

Posted on: Sep 25, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The leaders at the Clinton Global Initiative barely applauded, but Romney's speech wasn't aimed at them; it was meant for the right-wing base and its billionaire donors.

Posted on: Sep 25, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The left shouldn't underestimate Reed's billionaire-bankrolled right-wing voting machine.

Posted on: Sep 23, 2012, Source: AlterNet

If Romney hoped to use his '60 Minutes' profile to redeem himself after his '47 percent' smear, his performance was an epic #FAIL.

Posted on: Sep 19, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Nestled amid the contempt Romney shows for everyday people of all races is a simmering resentment of people who aren't white.

Posted on: Sep 14, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Ryan and Romney are taking cynical political lying to a whole new level.

Posted on: Sep 5, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Roiling just beneath the surface of Sr. Simon Campbell's DNC remarks is a critique of the bishops and Cardinal Timothy Dolan, who will bless the convention's final adjournment.

Posted on: Aug 30, 2012, Source: AlterNet

On the day of Mitt Romney's acceptance speech, a gaggle of Republican politicians pay tribute to David Koch, who tells a reporter that he is a very good person.

Posted on: Aug 29, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Koch mouthpiece Paul Ryan accepts the nomination for VP and speaks to GOP party faithful at the convention.

Posted on: Aug 29, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The entire program of the convention's opening night was based on a deception wrapped up in falsehoods.

Posted on: Aug 27, 2012, Source: AlterNet

When Ron Paul supporters organized to seat an outsized rack of delegates, Team Romney brought out the big legal guns, changed the rules, and offered Paul an insulting deal.