Post Archive

August 28, 2009

Florida Governor Charlie Crist named his former chief of staff George LeMieux, dubbed his "political shadow," to fill the Senate vacancy left by the resignation of...

It seems that the Democrats in Massachusetts are about to amend the Senate succession law—revised at Democrats' behest just five years ago—to allow the governor to appoint...

The Times editorializes today on abuses in the Iranian prison system, and it is one of those pieces in which you can't tell whether the...

Garry Marshall tells a funny anecdote in his autobiography, “Wake Me When It’s Funny,” about the time, after he had become a television success, that...

Michael Kinsley is full of invective for the citizens, pundits, and politicians who oppose ObamaCare. We are, he tells us, like "spoiled children." We are...

The day before George Mitchell met with Benjamin Netanyahu in London this week, in the continuing effort to meet Palestinian preconditions for new final-status negotiations,...

After waxing lyrical about Ted Kennedy's incrementalist approach to building the liberal welfare state, David Brooks takes an apparent detour to tell us: We in this...

Mary Robinson, with her Medal of Freedom no doubt tucked in her suitcase, traveled with her fellow "Elders," including Desmond Tutu and Jimmy Carter, to...

In the new issue of the Claremont Review of Books, Harry V. Jaffa has “An Open Letter” addressed to President Obama: In your Cairo speech [June...

Kimberley Strassel observes that Leon Panetta has become the administration's "fall guy" for the CIA. She recounts the damage done to his agency, which started with...

From Pollster.com on independent voters' view of Obama's performance: disapproval 46.6 percent, approval 45.5 percent. The Economist poll is the latest showing Obama below 50 percent—48...