Post Archive

January 30, 2010

James Taranto's interview with First Amendment lawyer Floyd Abrams is well worth a read. Abrams chastizes critics of the Supreme Court's McCain-Feingold ruling: And my reaction...

 It has perhaps happened before in American politics but not that I can remember. As the Times reported it, At a moment when the country is...

COMMENTARY contributor John Bolton reviews in this must-read piece Obama's brisk SOTU run-through of foreign-policy issues. On nuclear nonproliferation, Bolton observes that Obama made a "critical linkage"...

In a remarkable and entirely welcome reversal, the Eric Holder Justice Department has retreated in its effort to pursue ethics charges against Bush administration lawyers who...

The State of the Union revealed little new about the state of the nation, but much about the Obama presidency. We already knew that the...

Some of us suspected that the Obama team would find a reason to pull the plug on the KSM trial as it became increasingly apparent...

Ruth Marcus explains: "So can a chastened Obama regain the lost sense of excitement and opportunity? Eventually, perhaps, but never entirely. The second time is...