Post Archive

January 23, 2009

Just how much of an unknown is Rep. Kirsten Gillibrand, New York Gov. David Paterson's selection for filling Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's vacated Senate...

The Boston Herald reports that Barack Obama is trying out some Israeli-Palestinian even-handeness: "Now, just as the terror of rocket fire aimed at innocent Israelis is...

The new era of bipartisanship isn't going so well, the Washington Post tells us: Just days after taking office vowing to end the political era of...

In the wake of Sen. George Mitchell's appointment as Middle East envoy, conventional wisdom, as Jonathan mentioned, has held that the Obama administration will...

A Kill-Lease Heal, on Jennifer Rubin: “But if the President is serious about working with Republicans and not simply humoring them, he might take some of...

It is a testament to the screwiness of the "international community" and of international "human rights organizations" that we hear nothing about Hamas's ...

Yesterday Timothy Geithner, in written responses to the Senate Finance Committee, stated that China was "manipulating" its currency.  The Treasury secretary nominee emphasized that "President...

Well, Governor Paterson has surprised not only us but, especially, his own party. He risked disappointing the President and the Kennedy clan ( yes, yes...

The political fates are indeed fickle. The sinking of Princess Caroline's senate nomination has resulted in the appointment of a relative unknown: Rep. Kirsten Gillibrand,...

Forget Guantanamo Bay. If President Obama wants to shut down a counterproductive U.S. institution (particularly as it impacts American soft power), he should start immediately...

Yesterday, while watching Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's remarks during her Foggy Bottom homecoming, a question uncomfortably crept into my mind: does Hillary know where...

John McCain may be a maverick but he is no push-over. He gets to the nub of President Obama's grandstanding on Guantanamo: "I think that it's...