Post Archive

June 12, 2008

Surely the most talked-about "lifestyle" piece of the month will be Lisa Belkin's cover story in this coming Sunday's New York Times Magazine, called "When...

Because every bad thing they can think up about George Bush needs to be tied to John McCain, the Obama camp simply assumes that McCain...

Get this: Keith Olbermann says Katie Couric is the worst person in the world. (This by the way seems to seriously lower the bar for...

The McCain team is piling on over Barack Obama's comments that he would have preferred that gas taxes go up more gradually. I get that...

Sometimes it is easy to assume campaigns are captives of their own spin and don't read or watch enough coverage to get themselves unspun. But...

One doesn't have to go back far to find inconsistencies in the Court's ruling. From Scalia's dissent: And today it is not just the military that...

The novels of John P. Marquand are no closer to a revival than when I last wrote about them in COMMENTARY in 1987. To be...

There are rumblings of two distinct but related problems for Barack Obama. The first is elected moderate and conservative Democratic officials trying to distance themselves...

In 1953, a 21-year-old Jewish woman was abducted from her home in Baghdad, just ahead of her intended emigration to Israel where the rest of...

Yesterday, Pakistan summoned the American ambassador, Anne Patterson, to the Foreign Ministry to protest the death of eleven Pakistani soldiers near the Afghan border. ...

John, I want to second your post and add some of my own thoughts. Today, in short, the Court held that the Great Writ, as...

The Supreme Court has ruled that detainees at Guantanamo Bay have the right to appeal their detention in federal court, effectively bringing to an end...