Amy Schiller writes about politics, feminism, philanthropy and pop culture. Her work has appeared in The Nation, Salon, Alternet, Heeb, and other publications. She previously worked for five years as a political organizer and non-profit fundraising consultant. You can read more at

Letter From Cleveland

Amy Schiller reports from Ohio that Josh Mandel should be the ideal conservative to peel away American Jews from the Democrats, but he can't even win over his own neighborhood.