Post Archive

June 2008

The Democratic Leadership Council was at one time thought to be the way forward for the Democratic Party -- an alternative to the ultra-Left domestic...

A couple of belated thoughts on Israel's approval of a prisoner swap with Hezbollah, to add to Eric and Emanuele's posts: 1. The Israeli cabinet agreed...

The New York Times, and now the New Yorker, have confessed that things are so much improved in Iraq that it bears little resemblance to...

You know a trip down memory lane with Barack Obama can be pretty confusing. Take this childhood memory that he shared today with the people...

John McCain's team is careful to remind anyone who will ask that General Clark's mega-faux pas is not the first time Obama surrogates have insulted...

ABC had this report from a John McCain fundraiser Saturday night: "You know, this election is about trust, and trusting people's word" McCain told a crowd...

The Washington Post continues its long-running series "Defending the Agent of Change against Scurrilous Attacks by Ignorant Right Wingers." The latest installment, by Eli...

Mara Hvistendahl has a great piece at the New Republic speculating on why China's youth crime rate has more than doubled in the past ten...

Yesterday, Ivo Daalder and Philip Gordon defended the notion of unconditional negotiations with Tehran. "A U.S. willingness to talk to Iran, without preconditions, on...

One would think that the Democratic Party would have locked Wesley Clark away somewhere after his infamous "New York Money People" remark last year. But...

It's virtually unanimous: everyone from Hassan Nasrallah to Mossad Chief Meir Dagan seems to agree that Israel's prisoner swap deal with Hezbollah marks a...

If John McCain is coming out with a beefed up economic plan, it comes not a moment too soon. First, the economy is fast becoming...