Post Archive

May 19, 2008

Now Barack Obama says "Iran is a grave threat." Several points are in order. Rule one (after "Don't announce a withdrawal date to the enemy...

Lay off my wife, or else. That was Barack Obama's warning on Good Morning America earlier today to Republicans. If they think that they're going to...

Joe Lieberman's party allegiance is a much-discussed issue. One of the most interesting moments of Sen. Lieberman's lecture last night came when he described his...

One of the oddest tropes on the Democratic liberal-left is the reference to Sen. Joseph Lieberman as a "hack," which has been a fairly steady...

Senator Joseph Lieberman spoke last night at the annual Commentary Fund dinner at New York's University Club, which I attended. Although he termed it a...

As noted here, Barack Obama seemed to discount any real concern about Iran in remarks in Oregon last night. Today, at the beginning of an...

I have a fair amount of respect for Jeffrey Goldberg, now of the Atlantic, who has done some first-rate reporting on the Middle East. So...

I admit it! The willful misrepresentation of Barack Obama’s policies IS a huge a problem. Only it’s not Republicans who are playing fast and loose...

As much as everyone in the media would just like to, er, move on, the Democratic primary is not quite done. Barack Obama's poll numbers--national...

This morning Emanuele Ottolenghi discussed Ray Takeyh's suggestion, in yesterday's Washington Post, to accept Iran's program to enrich uranium. Ottolenghi identifies the critical problem...

Both the New York Times and the Washington Post have discovered the resentment toward Barack Obama and the media brewing among Hillary Clinton's female supporters....

In the first Bush-Kerry debate of the 2004 election, John Kerry was asked about his thoughts on preemptive U.S. military action. From Kerry's response: No president,...