Dean Baker: The quest for "credibility" can have very bad outcomes, as we saw in Vietnam. It's hard to see how we gain credibility by pushing a bad trade deal.
The DNC's Rules Committee repeatedly rejected a series of reforms to its "superdelegate" system, despite the pleas of Sanders delegates.
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Joe Conason is national correspondent for The New York Observer, where he writes a weekly column distributed by Creators Syndicate. He is also the Director of the Nation Institute Investigative Fund.