Post Archive

September 2008

1. Friday's debate was one of the better presidential debates we've seen. Both Senators McCain and Obama did well. McCain was sharp and often on...

The move to censure and/or banish Senator Joe Lieberman from the Democratic Party is well underway. The latest rhetorical outrage comes from Ken Dixon of...

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's fiery speech at the UN was not just a showcase of his dark and vicious hatred for the Jews. It was also...

Austrian elections went the worst possible way. First, the far-right Freedom Party won 18% and its sister party, the breakaway faction led by...

In the Australian, Greg Sheridan says what John McCain could not say during Friday's debate: Iran is "a threat bigger than Wall Street." Sheridan previews...

Blogging on the announced US permanent deployment of a radar station in the Negev, Abe Greenwald correctly notes that it is not necessarily just...

Brace yourself : CNN does an investigative piece on Joe Biden's two votes for the Bridge for Nowhere and 116 earmarks this year. Can't wait...

In 1996, Benjamin Netanyahu defeated Shimon Peres in the run for Prime Minister of Israel using a particularly alarmist slogan: "Peres will divide Jerusalem!" Peres...

Lindsey Graham does an admirable job of explaining what John McCain did in Washington in this sequence on Fox News Sunday: GRAHAM: I think it was...

Bill Kristol is right, certainly, that John McCain needs to break the trajectory of the race or he will lose. We are in the Black Hole...

This is the week for the VP debate and many people are ruminating about Sarah Palin. Some want to dump her and others think she's...

If you have nothing to do this evening and enjoy turgid prose, the Times has published a gargantuan piece on McCain entitled "For McCain and...