Richard Nixon: he is depicted as an isolated and lonely man, consumed with hatred. Photograph:  Ellsworth Davis/The Washington Post/Getty Images)

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson, the retired surgeon, blew his top last week, venting about how the media had twisted his words when he w(...)

Bradley Manning: has already served more time than was served by William Calley, who played a leadership role in the killing of 504 civilians during the Vietnam war. Photograph: Reuters

Bradley Manning was scheduled to speak yesterday at the sentencing phase of his trial for having leaked 750,000 pages of classified documents and v(...)