Post Archive

November 5, 2008

President-elect Barack Obama is a deeply talented man with a preternatural ability to excite the American public. It is hard to overstate the historical importance...

This very insightful piece on the McCain campaign makes several points. First, it was not necessarily the financial crisis per se, but John McCain's reaction...

Not as bad a night for the GOP in the House as it could have been. Maybe the specter of unlimited power for Nancy Pelosi...

John makes an excellent point about the conclusion of Obama's acceptance speech, in which our next president repeated the phrase "Yes, we can" after a...

For conservatives, there are certainly reasons to be concerned  now that Barack Obama has been elected America's 44th President, from his liberal ideology to the...

The Republican senator from Minnesota has, according to the Associated Press, survived by the skin of his teeth and has defeated Al Franken. Coleman is...

...of the polling sweepstakes is Scott Rasmussen, who got the election almost exactly right and got Virginia on the nose. Rasmussen deserves credit for honesty,...

The national polls overstated Barack Obama's popular vote margin. It was five percent, not eight or nine or more as some had it. All three...

After all the hype, the current total vote nationwide is about 118 million. A couple million more votes will be added to the tally over...

A trio of Senate Republicans -- Coleman, Stevens, and Smith --  are hanging on by their fingertips. If Ted Stevens of Alaska, convicted on felony...

Jen, just as the "risky" argument has proved once more to be a problematic form of political attack,  it is time for politicians to retire...

Ruth Marcus has it exactly right: "Obama's ability to resist, and to dispense available goodies in an orderly fashion, will be key to the success...