Post Archive

April 4, 2008

In a rather stunning sentence that Ramesh Ponnuru flagged over at National Review's The Corner, Joe Klein, in saying that the "chronic disease among Democrats"...

cross-posted at About Last Night Moss Hart, who grew up poor and spent a not-inconsiderable portion of his young life riding the subway from deepest Brooklyn...

There's no reason to think the following is a fabrication. But two days ago Bill Clinton painted a pretty dramatic picture of his involvement in...

Virginia Postrel suggests that Barack Obama's campaign has come down to this: "Provide a noble lie that tricks us into self-improvement." Lovely. So Democrats get...

For the past several days, the trouble in Zimbabwe has been a major international news story. This is not usually the case. Zimbabwe, like most...

I'm just back from St. Patrick's Cathedral, where a memorial mass was held for "the repose of the soul" of William F. Buckley Jr., who...

Hillary Clinton, in what may be a final desperate bid to reel in an endorsement from John Edwards, makes a pitch for a "Poverty Czar."Because...

When a summary of the N.I.E. on Iran’s nuclear weapons program was released in October 2007, Democrats wasted no time in citing its “findings” that...

Gianfranco Fini, the leader of the Italian conservative party Alleanza Nazionale and an ally of Silvio Berlusconi in the upcoming April 13 Italian national elections,...

As John pointed out, it is not a very productive exercise to speculate about John McCain's VP picks this far in advance. But journalists run...

If Iran continues with its nuclear-weapons program, and Israel takes the decision to strike before the ayatollahs acquire an actual bomb, what would be the...

Yes, there is something deeply disturbing about the summer Olympics being hosted in Beijing, capital of a country whose human rights record is--to say the...