Post Archive

August 5, 2010

There is a difference between the ordinary distortions of news stories that fail to take into account the history of the Middle East conflict and...

“I think we’re on a different kind of a news cycle than what I’ve been used to. … And a lot of that commentary...

This morning, I took President Obama and his senior staff to task for expressing unwarranted optimism about the prospects of negotiations with Iran....

Glenn Thrush of Politico wrote a story on President Obama’s “summer of no love." It includes this analysis: On Monday, President Barack Obama...

David Axelrod had a very bad morning on television. Let’s briefly consider why. Barack Obama opposed California’s Proposition 8 at the time of the vote, Axelrod...

Israel’s effort to adjust to the new reality of a hostile Islamist Turkey often seems like “one step forward, two steps back.” This week was...

If you haven’t read Christopher Hitchens’s Vanity Fair article on his battle with cancer, you should. It’s a remarkable article, really -- honest and...

Another "victory lap"? Really? Earlier this week, President Obama gave a speech on Iraq that was supposed to be part of a "victory lap" on...