Post Archive

February 4, 2008

As we wrapped up the day before Super Tuesday, it was an anti-McCain-fest from the Romney camp and his supporters. Talk radio and bloggers kept...

A couple of weeks ago, Gordon G. Chang wrote about the State Department’s shameful disavowal of its special envoy for human rights in North Korea,...

The historiography of the Holocaust has served as a ground for some of the longest and hardest-fought battles in 20th-century intllectual life. Now Eckhard Fuhr,...

A few years ago, superstar satirist Sacha Baron Cohen, in the character of moronic Ali G, interviewed Newt Gingrich. “Do you think a woman will ever...

I once wrote in the pages of COMMENTARY that Michael Chabon was, sentence for sentence, the best writer of English prose of his age in...

And speaking of Egypt, The New York Times offers an oddly-timed puff piece in its travel section on a visit to Cairo, the capital...

If they were being honest, Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama would say: “I want to pull all of our combat troops out of Iraq regardless...

Lots of people have theories about why John McCain is in very good shape for tomorrow. Some think it's his personal characteristics. (The Pew poll...

Last week, the blogosphere hotly debated Barack Obama’s stance on Israel. Here at contentions, Noah Pollak argued that Obama’s advisory staff suggests an unfavorable...

It has been called "Israel's Abu Ghraib" by Israeli Arab parliamentarian and former Arafat toady Ahmed Tibi. This horrific incident has proved once and for...

In his New York Times blog, Stanley Fish offers an atrocious assessment of what he calls “anti-Hillaryism.” Fish goes from bad to disgraceful in the...

The Bush administration is unveiling a new budget asking for $515 billion in defense spending. You’re going to be reading a lot of headlines in...