Post Archive

May 2009

Joe Sestak says even a plea from the president won't keep him out of the Pennsylvania Democratic primary race against Arlen Specter. And that’s not...

President Obama will be visiting two places in Germany on June 5: the concentration camp at Buchenwald and Dresden.  It is hard for me to...

The story of Frank Ricci will be known to millions of Americans before the confirmation hearing for Sonia Sotormayor is finished. He is the white...

Over the last week or so, two colleges have made national news for acts of colossal stupidity. And, in a refreshing reminder of how some...

The New York Times runs a remarkably tough piece on Sotomayor's temperament. Her defenders call her tough. "But to detractors, Judge Sotomayor’s sharp-tongued and occasionally...

The president is "upbeat" about the economy these days, but increasingly others who can hardly be characterized as partisan critics are casting doubt on the...

Epee, on Jennifer Rubin: The views expressed by Sotomayor are basically legal realism or, as one of my law professors called it, “vulgar legal realism.” The...

Roxana Saberi has given an interview to NPR describing her harrowing tale of captivity in Iran's notorious Evin prison. It should be read in its...

Supporters of the Sotomayor nomination are getting nervous about those 32 words. Lanny Davis declares, "She misspoke." But did she? And how would Davis know...

Nicholas Kristof gets neuro-political: Psychologists have developed a "disgust scale" based on how queasy people would be in 27 situations, such as stepping barefoot on an...

Lt. Gen. Stan McChrystal's nomination to head coalition forces in Afghanistan is once again reviving the Pat Tillman controversy. Tillman, you will recall, was an NFL...

In "The Two State Solution Illusion," the Vancouver Sun National Post has a devastating report on a meeting earlier this week with Khaled Abu Toameh,...