Post Archive

May 26, 2010

For someone who ran so successful a campaign, Barack Obama sure seems to have a tin ear for American politics. How else can one explain his...

As Hezbollah’s Nasrallah issues new threats to commercial shipping in the Levant, it’s worth recalling the events of July 2006. During the conflict that summer...

You betcha! A Democratic polling outfit -- Public Policy Polling -- shows: Barbara Boxer, California’s junior senator, leads all three of her potential Republican opponents by...

Well, this sure won't help. From the J Street crew — which has opposed stringent sanctions on Iran, wants Israel to unilaterally freeze settlements, hosted a conference with...

Very badly. In a poll that usually leans in favor of Democrats, CBS News finds: Americans are dissatisfied with both major political parties, but the public's...

The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is further eroding President Obama’s standing with the public, faith in his competence, and trust in the...

Dion Nissenbaum of McClatchy Newspapers accompanied General Stanley McChrystal to Marjah and filed an outstanding report on the current state of play in that Helmand...

Rep. Joe Sestak is under fire from all quarters. First, this boffo ad from Keep Israel Safe slams him for his record on Israel and...

In political debates, it remains true that the messenger usually matters more than the message. I say this because Peter Beinart's much-discussed essay in the...

The White House must be very nervous. There was no way it could excuse Obama's serial rudeness to Bibi, so it's trying a do-over: Prime Minister...

The Justice Department has been stonewalling individual members of Congress and the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights in their efforts to get to the bottom...

A sharp reader points me to this: The official projections for health-care reform, which show it greatly reducing the number of uninsured and also reducing the...