Post Archive

April 28, 2009

Joseph Abrams reports that Khalid Sheikh Mohammed was not waterboarded 183 times, as the New York Times reported; rather water was poured onto his face...

Sen. Arlen Specter, whose word one must take with an asterisk, declares his position on card check to be unchanged. So Big Labor is now...

There has been, on the Right, a terrible confusion these past two decades--a confusion between the precepts of conservatism and the role of the Republican...

jdp, on Jennifer Rubin: The big problem here is that he will need Obama's support to win reelection as a Democrat. Obama will extract whatever quid...

Today's news out of Michigan is deeply troubling: as 21,000 General Motors workers lose their jobs, GM has offered the U.S. Treasury a 50% stake...

Eric and Jonathan, I agree with your smart analysis and would add a few thoughts. First, there is a breathtaking degree of opportunism at work. Specter...

The reaction in some quarters of the Left has been less than welcoming to Arlen Specter's flip to the Democrats. Jonathan Chait of the New...

The Hill has some rather significant news which seems to have eluded the rest of the media: cap-and-trade may go the way of card check...

Tyler Cowen is scared of the sunlight: At many blogs (Sullivan, Yglesias, DeLong, among others) you will find ongoing arguments for prosecuting the torturers who ran...

According to Chris Cillizza, Specter has issued a statement. "I have decided to run for re-election in 2010 in the Democratic primary," said Specter in...

I'd like to nominate Lenore Skenazy as "Heroine of the Day" for her sane approach to child rearing. She is the so-called "worst Mom in...

Here in Philadelphia, the local television networks are abuzz with news that Senator Arlen Specter has switched parties.  Specter's detractors and supporters will likely spend...