Post Archive

August 24, 2009

Ross Douthat notes that two of Obama's key constituencies—liberals and the media (in this case, there is a difference)—have had it with him. He explains: As...

Leon Panetta sends out a memo to his battered and demoralized CIA employees, in essence pleading with them not to freak out over the news...

Bill Kristol has an important editorial in the current issue of the Weekly Standard, in which he writes this: As a decision looms for Obama on...

Nouri al-Maliki has proved to be a stronger and more unifying prime minister of Iraq than many had predicted. But if he has an Achilles...

The latest news from the CBO only adds to the Obama administration's woes. This report explains: President Barack Obama's domestic policy proposals will face the reality...

Back at Harry's Place, the ever vigilant British blog offers some background to the Swedish organ-trafficking story. Aftonbladet, it turns out, was not even...

Among the many White House failings with regard to health-care reform, none has been more glaring than the ill-advised and hugely unsuccessful effort to brand ordinary...

Some have analogized Barack Obama’s current situation with that of Bill Clinton, who pushed a wholesale revision of the country’s health-care system in 1993 with...

Barack Obama has so ably repaired the once frayed ties with our Bush-abused allies that UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown couldn’t do us the minute...

Mickey Kaus comes up with a counterintuitive idea: Obama is better off struggling with health-care reform than going on to the rest of his agenda: The...

The New York Times reports: The Justice Department’s ethics office has recommended reversing the Bush administration and reopening nearly a dozen prisoner-abuse cases, potentially exposing Central...

Might Harry Reid go the way of Tom Daschle? "It's the highest stakes ever for a Nevada election, and former boxer Sen. Harry Reid is...