Post Archive

August 3, 2010

It is surreal now to recall the myriad conspiracy theories so fashionable in America during the George W. Bush presidency. Peddlers of convoluted fantasies (which...

There’s a Republican who gives even Andrew Sullivan hope. His name is Paul Ryan. According to Andrew, Ryan is “being intellectually honest about...

The CBO’s July 27 Economic and Budget Issue Brief, “Federal Debt and the Risk of a Fiscal Crisis,” is short (8 pages), accessible, and worth...

Some interesting finds from the latest Pew Survey: A majority of Republicans say a candidate who received support from Obama would be less likely to get...

As if things weren’t going badly enough for them, there’s additional troubling news for Democrats in the most recent Gallup Poll. The percentage...

Registered voters favor Republicans by 48 percent and Democrats by 43 percent in Gallup's generic congressional ballot for the week of July 26 through...

I wanted to add to your post, Jen, that mentions Dan Senor’s thoughtful, measured, and quite powerful open letter to Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, who...

Obama gave a speech yesterday at the Disabled Veterans of America Conference. It was another disturbing example of Obama's refusal to embrace fully his role...

Turkey’s National Intelligence Organization is known by the initials for its Turkish name: MIT.  It has focused for decades on internal security, but its recently...

On August 3, 1940, Ze’ev (Vladimir) Jabotinsky -- one of the towering figures in the history of Zionism -- died in New York of a...

In the most recent USA Today/Gallup poll, there is only bad news for Obama: Support for Obama's management of the war fell to 36%, down from...

Unlike Tom Shales, Robert Lloyd can't quite bring himself to say that Christiane Amanpour stinks in her new job. So he, in a sort of...