Post Archive

June 13, 2009

For more than a decade, we've been hearing about the real Iran—the one whose youth is Westernized, desirous of connection with the United States, and...

Ben Smith sums up the cognitive dissonance sweeping the hope-n-change crowd: The notion of an "Obama effect" sweeping the Middle East appeared to collide with the...

This week, I wrote regarding Sotomayor's decision in the Ricci case that "the city never claimed and was never asked to prove that the test...

Some (but regrettably not all) conservatives -- who are supposed to pride themselves on fidelity to fixed truths and to history -- grasped why Obama's...

David Broder thinks the shoe is on the other foot in the gubernatorial races in Virginia and New Jersey this year. He argues that, unlike...

Pondering the possible link between Guantanamo and President Obama's speech in Cairo, Christopher Hitchens wrote that, Any person with the smallest pretense to cultural literacy knows...

Jonathan, I share your take on Krugman's selectivity. But let's be clear: ranting about Jewish control of the U.S. has been largely the role of...

Stephen Hess of the Brookings Institution on Joe Biden: "An outstanding senator was elected vice president; six months later he's the butt of late-night comics' jokes....