Post Archive

June 24, 2008

Check out the melodramatics that have followed the introduction in the House of Representatives of a bipartisan, non-binding resolution calling on President Bush to levy...

Part of this is more than just flat-footedness on the campaign trail, I think, Abe. Obama, after all, told Palestinian groups he identified with, understood,...

Barack Obama's lead is real. A second poll, following Newsweek's, has him up by 12 points. To offer a sense of how serious a challenge...

Opponents of the surge have been forced to acknowledge its success-but that in no way changes their desire to pull out our troops. Thus Frank...

Check out this story, from the New York Times: "Mortar Fire from Gaza Violates Truce."...

Joe Klein confesses he was wrong on the surge, but throws in two addenda , one of which is wrong and the other frankly obnoxious. He...

With the likelihood of an Israeli strike on Iran, and with Iran threatening to deal the U.S. "a strong blow in the mouth," what kind...

This account of disgruntled Republicans, largely unsourced, and this direct criticism center on the same phenomenon: conservatives are dismayed that McCain must zig-zag between the...

Shock-jock Don Imus is under fire--again--for allegedly making racially insensitive remarks. Yesterday, while discussing the ongoing legal problems of Dallas Cowboys cornerback Adam "Pacman"...

Richard Cohen explains why Barack Obama's reneging on public campaign financing matters more than some of John McCain's flip-flops: But here is the difference between McCain...

Today's New York Times has a story about Muslims who have come to feel snubbed by Barack Obama. The accusation that Obama is anti-Muslim is...

Two Iraq-related developments - one micro and one macro -- are worth noting. The first is written about here. According to AFP, [t]he US military is...