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January 20, 2009

Labeling any military outcome short of utter self-annihilation a resounding victory is reflective of most terrorist networks' consistent ideologies -- and of Hamas's in particular:...

Rick Warren gave a lovely invocation. And after all who could quibble with the beginning? Let us pray. Almighty God, our Father, everything we see and...

Ahithophel, on Abe Greenwald: What concerns me is that this will become the new business model for successful major campaigns–to the detriment of our election system....

John, there was a hodgepodge-like quality to it. John Judis, hardly a right-winger, noted it too. Judis observes: Barack Obama has the makings of a great...

This was the heart of the President's speech on national security: As for our common defense, we reject as false the choice between our safety and...

Who could be surprised by the following Haaretz report? The Israel Air Force on Tuesday evening bombed a target in the Gaza Strip used earlier in...

Just to let my critics know: my wife liked the speech. And to correct an earlier post, Obama was not evoking Valley Forge, but Washington crossing...

It can't be denied that Barack Obama's self-contradictory feel-goodisms are all the rage among America's leadership set: Our colleague Jeff Zeleny caught up with Mr. Clinton,...

Barack Obama has been relying on the imprecise rhetoric of the professional campaigner for an astoundingly long time. And his inaugural speech showed no evidence...

They can spin and blather and gurgle all they want, but in the end, it was the weakest major speech he's ever given, amazingly anodyne....

The high rhetoric of the last few paragraphs was what you expected to hear: So let us mark this day with remembrance, of who we are...

Forgive me for asking, but did the inaugural poet just suggest that the cleaning crews of nice Washington buildings gave their lives so that we...