Post Archive

May 8, 2008

Jennifer is too modest to mention it, but she played a considerable role in the “smear” to which Obama today referred. It was during...

In a panel discussion in Columbia University last week, commemorating "60 Years of Nakba - The Catastrophe of Palestine 1948-2008," Lila Abu Lughod, a professor...

Barack Obama accused John McCain of "smearing him" by claiming that Hamas wants Obama to be President. But this isn't a smear, it is fact....

Although I loathe sports analogies in politics, this one seems irresistible: For John McCain, the presidential season has four quarters. He will lose the first...

Perhaps the news hasn't sunk in that the media declared the race over, but for now Hillary Clinton's poll numbers are holding up quite nicely....

Kevin Drum, over at the lefty Washington Monthly: Hillary Clinton insists, unsurprisingly, that she's going to press on, but I wonder if the rest of us...

Things are looking bad for British Prime Minister Gordon Brown. The man who spent ten years plotting, complaining about and backstabbing his boss Tony Blair...

Some believe that Hillary Clinton is angling to be Barack Obama's VP. His netroot cheering section in the blogosphere would no doubt have a meltdown...

Hezbollah's thug-in-chief, Hassan Nasrallah, addressed Lebanon today. What he said is not promising. You can read the entire transcript here, but it's not necessary. The...

Barack Obama supporters often argue that a black U.S. president, such as Obama, will be welcomed by the world as a sign of American­ progress...

Keith Olbermann, the bloviating sportscaster turned bloviating chat show host (or is that redundant?), paid me a signal honor by making me the No. 1...

There has been a lot chatter (and some indications from her staffers) that Hillary Clinton isn't going to fight to the bitter end and burn...