Armageddon has been scheduled. April 22. Pennsylvania. Hillary vs. Barack. Keep an eye on the skies. Any moment, battalions of national political journalists will begin parachuting into our commonwealth, looking for a couple of "real people" they can interview outside colorful landmarks. Next, they'll make their obliga
It was last Jan. 7, a sunny Sunday. In a few hours, the Eagles would play the Giants in a playoff game. In the polls, U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah was the front-runner in the Philadelphia mayor's race. I stood in front of 60 expectant faces in a room at St. Joseph's University and said this:
Some voted for the gnocchi, others for the tortellini soup. The black-bottom pie also got some play. Me, I went for the sausage pizza, timed to come out of the oven at 12:01 Saturday morning. More on that in a moment.
Some news: I am stepping down as editorial page editor of The Inquirer. When Brian P. Tierney, CEO and publisher of the paper, chooses my replacement, I'll move into a new role. In essence, I'll get more time to do two of my favorite parts of the old role.
After seven years as editor of The Inquirer's editorial page, Chris Satullo is stepping down to take on a new role, writing a twice-weekly column and directing the newspaper's Citizen Voices civic engagement program that he helped found in 1996.
Chris Satullo is the former editorial page editor of The Inquirer and writes the Center Square column. He has been with the paper for 15 years, previously working as deputy editorial page editor and deputy suburban editor. He is the founder and director of the paper's Citizen Voices program, an effort to engage readers in deeper political dialogue.