Post Archive

March 23, 2009

I had dinner last week with a former student who worked for Obama's campaign and now, like millions of others, is in town to...

David S. Mazel, on Jennifer Rubin: All these numbers are truly astounding and, frankly, they are hard to fathom. How can one understand a trillion dollars,...

Over the weekend, three retailers, aided by Clintonista Lanny Davis, floated an alternative to the Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA). They nixed the idea of...

The New York Times has an op-ed by Roger Cohen today about the future of American Middle East policy under Barack Obama. To start with...

Today brings the disappointing news that the government of South Africa has denied a visa to the Dalai Lama, who was planning to visit next...

The Wall Street Journal editors have had enough: President Obama's 2010 budget looks more astounding by the day, especially when someone other than the White House...

I don't often look for political wisdom from NPR reporters but Sarah Chayes is no ordinary NPR reporter.  Actually she's now an ex-NPR reporter and,...

One of the primary strands in the AIG story is "Who knew what and when?" Chris Dodd has been fingered as the protector of AIG's...

The New York Times carries a good deal more weight in Obamaland than it did within the Bush Administration. (It was a Times editorial that...

Imagine for a moment that you are George W. Bush. You switch on 60 Minutes last night and there is Barack Obama telling Steve Kroft,...

As a candidate, Barack Obama got kudos for temperament -- his coolness under stress was supposed to provide reassurance that we'd have a competent and commanding...

On February 9th, President Obama visited Elkhart, Indiana, the American community with the country's highest unemployment rate, 15.3 percent. (It had been only 4.7 percent...