Post Archive

May 11, 2010

Jen, you're right. The McCain ad on the border fence is some kind of new low in the annals of political cynicism, but the thing...

Maybe John McCain uses that expression, but it and everything about his latest ad reeks of phoniness. John McCain at the border, inveighing against crimes...

The newly launched Israeli-Palestinian “proximity talks” have two remarkable features. One is the consensus, even among doves, that the talks have no chance of success....

Yes, no one tops Obama when it comes to polarizing the electorate -- not Reagan or even George W. Bush. Gallup reports: His first-year ratings were...

Yesterday, I raised the issue of Elena Kagan's recusal in a case that might try to reverse or modify Citizens United. It seems the White House has...

The New York Times editors, even before the revelation of her abortion advice during the Clinton administration, were nervous about the stealth nominee. They fret: President...

One had the impression listening to Obama's introduction of Elena Kagan yesterday that the White House spinners had made a list of her shortcomings and then...

The problem with nominating a blank slate, as Jane Hamsher capably argues, is that the president and his supporters have to take on faith that...

In case you had any doubt about her political views: "Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan has given at least $12,050 over the past decade to...

Over at the Corner, Mark Steyn offers a brilliantly compressed explanation of Gordon Brown's hijinks yesterday: So much for those Yank-style televised leaders' debates only a...

From a theater review in the New York Times today: Vibrators, leather bars and good old-fashioned sodomy have never looked more wholesome than they do in...