Post Archive

August 19, 2008

J.E. Dyer, on Abe Greenwald: Of course Georgia is being annexed. Quite a few of us recognized that a week ago. My error was in overestimating...

If it wasn't all done for the worthy cause of competitive trampolining and world-class badminton I might have a problem with what's coming out about...

Jennifer, to second you: I'm beginning to think that the abortion issue may have the potential to be, for Barack Obama, the policy equivalent of...

Gordon, how right you are about the American response. In her weightiest symbolic gesture yet, Condoleezza Rice has decided--get ready for it--not to attend the...

Today, NATO issued a statement about the crisis in Georgia at the end of its emergency summit in Brussels. "We have determined that we...

Bob Herbert, "A World of Difference," New York Times, August 19: So it might come as a surprise to some that Senator McCain’s macho hero...

You would think the mainstream media might get interested if a presidential nominee got caught lying--as Barack Obama did--on an issue of intense controversy, which...

The AP reports: About 100 insurgents ambushed a group of French paratroopers as they climbed a mountain pass, killing 10 soldiers in a militant stronghold outside...

Megan McArdle says it all: " The party that starts looking for implausible and unprovable conspiracy theories about the opposition candidate is in trouble." And...

It is not just that national polls remain tight in the presidential race. State polling is even more snug in some key battleground states. And...

For those still grieving over the sudden departure of Pakistan's Pervez Musharraf, here's yet another reason to do just that. Edward Luttwak, always the contrarian,...

Silly season in the VP speculation game took place months ago, far before anyone had been vetted and even before Barack Obama had secured the...