Post Archive

July 21, 2009

In the wave of Obama's recent bad poll numbers came this nugget in the USA Today/Gallup poll: "At six months in office, Obama's 55% approval...

USA Today has an astonishing interactive graph showing Gallop's polling on presidential approval ratings since Harry Truman assumed the presidency on April...

Not that it's important enough for mainstream media to highlight, but that elusive thing known as Iraqi political reconciliation (remember when its absence was a...

Pete, the White House spinners certainly won't like David Brooks writing the obituary for their agenda: We’re only in the early stages of the liberal suicide...

When I was a kid, there was a public-service ad on TV with an old man sitting on a pier with his grandson, fishing. The...

David Brooks has an insightful column today at the New York Times. He makes a point that was floating out there for a while but...

The president is understandably frustrated that everyone wants to find out what's in the Pelosi-Obama health-care bill. How are we going to pay for this?...

Michael Barone has a column today at Real Clear Politics that's summed up by its title: "Britain and United States Go In Different Directions." His...

The president is big on straw men. "Republicans who don't want to do anything." Unnamed special interests. Everyone is out to foil him, who alone...

Last week, the New York Times published an article about "signs of hope" in the West Bank (and in the city of Nablus in particular)...

In a new survey, Politico confirms that Obama may not be the best spokesman for health care. People seem to be losing "trust" in him: [T]he...

Good to hear that Secretary of Defense Bob Gates realizes the army is still too small. Despite a modest and belated increase in its forces'...