Post Archive

November 26, 2008

Another Israeli poll has come out, and both the centrist Kadima and leftist Labor parties have taken another hit. According to the study conducted...

Obama attempts to calm the base: [A]fter some grumbling from liberal supporters about his cabinet selections so far, Obama said it was inevitable that he would...

Vice President-elect Joe Biden has been silent of late. He also, according to this report, has no real job in the new administration so far....

Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate with family-and a time to remember those who won't have that privilege. I am thinking primarily of the...

As delectable a mash-up as a black-and-white cookie, gangster rapper and sometime porn director Snoop Dogg recently appeared on Martha Stewart's TV show to whip...

What's most worrisome in thinking about this is the delusional impression that such news is a kind of throwback to a pre-election age: Uniformed police officers...

Aaron David Miller's advice to Barack Obama is somewhat better than the advice Obama was given by the Scowcroft-Brzezinski duo a week ago. But it...

Ruth Marcus is miffed at Michelle Obama for coming right out and saying that her primary task right now is "to continue to be mom...

Robert Kaplan thinks Barack Obama will be able to build on President Bush's realist swansong: For President George W. Bush did not just damage America's position...

Last week, when Attorney General Mukasey suffered his attack while addressing the Federalist Society, it was reported that prior to that he had been heckled....

Yesterday, I noted that the President-elect pointed to  $49M worth of subsidies in a farm bill he supported in the Senate as wasteful spending. The...

The news reports that President-elect Obama will ask Defense Secretary Robert Gates to remain at the Pentagon are heartening. For one thing, it would be...