Post Archive

August 12, 2009

Jonathan and Noah, I think both of you are correct about the Malley/Agha op-ed in the New York Times. It is both a useful recognition...

Obama awarded Mary Robinson her Medal of Freedom today. He declared: For Mary Robinson, the fight to end discrimination and suffering is an urgent moral imperative....

Noah, you’re right. As I wrote, Robert Malley and Hussein Agha have acknowledged that Palestinians are still not much interested in a state in the...

Michael Barone examines the anti-voter rhetoric coming from Democrats and concludes: The Democrats' health care bills have stirred widespread and deeply felt opposition. While some of...

I took a lot of heat when I said during the Gaza war that "it is time that thinking people started calling J Street what...

Politico reports: Democrats have a senior citizen problem. Frustrated older Americans are packing the town halls on health care. They are incredibly passionate about their Medicare...

Jonathan, I read the Malley/Agha op-ed in the New York Times a little more positively than you did. As I see it, the piece is...

I just learned that the Republican Study Committee Chairman Tom Price (R-GA) issued the following statement, responding to President Obama's plan to award a Presidential...

It's been challenging trying to figure out what role, if any, Hillary Clinton plays in the Obama administration. But if her performance in Africa this...

Rabbi Abraham Cooper of the Simon Wiesenthal Center is not surprisingly dismayed about the decision to award Mary Robinson the Medal of Freedom. He recounts...

Camille Paglia, as only she can, goes on a tear, confessing her "dismay bordering on horror at the amateurism of the White House apparatus for...

Charles Lane of the Washington Post editorial board (which has been silent on the Mary Robinson fiasco) finally weighs in. He writes: I agree with those...