‘The Framing Wars’ and ‘Iranian Lessons’

There are two good articles in the New York Times Magazine this week. First, Matt Bai writes:

Do Republicans win elections because they know how to turn issues into stories? Can Democrats learn the same trick? And can they find the magic words to win the coming battle over the Supreme Court?

More about that here. Then, there is an article by Michael Ignatieff:

Invited to Tehran during the recent presidential election to lecture on human rights, the author learned that those who don’t yet have liberty have a lot to teach to those who do.

More of that here.  [Thanks to Syed Tasnim Raza.]