Post Archive

February 2010

For those who missed it -- and for those who want to better understand how many gimmicks and false/misleading claims have been made by President...

A ruling by the European Union’s highest court yesterday is a perfect example of the law of unintended consequences. The court ruled that the EU’s...

I heartily agree with your take, Michael. Yet the Obama administration, in its latest bout of fruitless and counterproductive suck-uppery, is returning its ambassador to...

Michael Gerson echoes what many of us observed yesterday: President Obama, as usual, was fluent, professorial and occasionally prickly. Some are impressed by the president’s informed,...

The United States is re-establishing ties with Damascus and hoping to lure Syria away from Iran, but Lebanese scholar Tony Badran warns the Obama administration...

A new Fox News/Opinion Dynamics poll is out. As is to be expected at this juncture, Obama's approval is languishing at 47 percent; only on...

Well, the good news for the Democrats, I suppose, is that their unsuccessful effort to make the Republicans look bad at the summit may drown...

"Little sign of common ground at health-care summit," reads the Washington Post headline. In other words, the entire spin of yesterday -- that there was...

Senate candidate Dan Coats thinks Obama is getting ready for a containment strategy for Iran, and he doesn't like it: "Coats said the 'only option'...

President Obama's long closing statement typified what we saw at the summit. As he mentioned earlier, he is the president, and so he got to...

"I suspect that if the Democrats and the administration were willing to start over and then adopt John Boehner's bill we'd get a whole bunch...

"Insuring those 30 million, that's gonna take some money." Imagine that Obama had acknowledged this last year. He couldn't, of course, because he wanted to...