Post Archive

June 1, 2008

Barack Obama is getting clobbered in another primary, losing more than 2 to 1 in Puerto Rico. On one hand, it is easy to say...

This is really not how prime ministers should behave. According to Haaretz, Israel's prime minister, Ehud Olmert, has been handling his interrogations relating to the...

"If McCain gets in, it's going to be very, very dangerous," said Susan Sarandon to the London Telegraph in late May. "It's a critical...

On Saturday afternoon, in a move perfectly timed to coincide with the DNC's raucous rules committee hearing about its Florida and Michigan delegations, Barack Obama...

After years of telling us the war on terror was creating more terrorists, the mainstream media has mysteriously woken up to the fact that Islamic...

Michael Gerson's Washington Post column last week contained a major scoop that hasn't received nearly enough press attention. In a piece about South Africa's woeful...

Leon Wieseltier takes to the back page of the New Republic with 1,143 words on the importance of silence, of not delivering an opinion. "I...

Thomas Friedman begins an entirely sensible column with this observation: Barack Obama is getting painfully close to tying himself in knots with all his explanations of...

Max, the Washington Post editorializes today, "The Iraqi Upturn: Don't look now, but the U.S.-backed government and army may be winning the war." Finally, others...

True to form, Barack Obama's explanation yesterday of his reasons for leaving Trinity Church are a model of double-talk. (And the remarkably passive media pack...

All day yesterday, the Democratic National Committee deliberated on how to resolve the dispute over seating delegates in Florida and Michigan.  The process was choreographed...

The DNC tried to settle the Florida and Michigan delegate dispute by giving Florida's delegates half a vote (but giving Hillary Clinton the proportion of...