Post Archive

December 19, 2008

This really is a bad movie. Or a great "bad movie." Blago declares at an afternoon presser that he's "not going to quit a job the...

brent, on Abe Greenwald: The war in Iraq has been a remarkable success. 150,000 troop overthrew Saddam in a few weeks. It then took about 4...

George W. Bush has been a much more voracious reader during his presidency than generally recognized, reportedly reading more than 60 books in 2006, including...

The Project on National Security Reform was a much-ballyhooed attempt by a Congressionally funded consortium of Washington think tanks to produce a broader...

Sen. Minority Leader Mitch McConnell joins other Republicans in lambasting the President's use of TARP funds to bailout GM and Chrysler. In a written statement...

In politics, "rumors" regarding candidates' supposedly modest "interest" in pursuing higher office typically mask full-fledged strategies for victory.  In this vein, Caroline Kennedy has quickly...

How embarrassing and depressing is "Proof," the New York Times' new blog devoted to drinking? Nearly all of its posts have taken a killjoy approach...

Russians are taking to the streets as global energy prices decline and their country's economy skids.  The causes of the protests are not related-an announced...

With Congress safely out of town, President Bush on a Friday before Christmas announced his capitulation on the car bailout. Undermining his own credibility and contradicting...

Mark Helprin, a writer for whom I have great deal of admiration, has a thought-provoking piece in today's Wall Street Journal. He believes George W....

A correspondent at the Economist  criticizes my "rambling" summary that I offered here, and takes me to task for failing to accept that Rahm Emanuel...

The fierce reaction by gay activists to President-elect Obama's invitation to Rick Warren to perform the invocation at the Inauguration highlights the difference between campaigning...