Post Archive

September 2, 2010

It would be bad enough if these talks were merely unproductive. But five people (I refuse to adopt the Obami's counting system, which denies the death...

Well, that was something. Netanyahu and Abbas met today for a while, and then agreed to meet in a couple of weeks for a while....

When Chuck Hagel threw his support to Democratic Senate candidate Joe Sestak and seemed to have made it into the short list for a replacement...

An experienced Middle East hand directs me to Tony Blair's comments yesterday: "I am saying that I think it is wholly unacceptable for Iran to have a...

As the Obama presidency and the Democratic Party continue their journey into the Slough of Despond, it’s interesting to watch Obama’ supporters try to process...

Virtually every pollster has remarked upon the growing erosion in Democrats' midterm election prospects. Larry Sabato, Charlie Cook, and many political reporters have noticed that...

As I noted, peace talks tend to induce silly comments and amnesia among the chattering class. No one chatters and forgets more than Tom Friedman. He...

The governor of Massachusetts, Deval Patrick, appeared on a Boston radio show and was asked about the right of Glenn Beck and the hundreds of...

According to Gallup, in October 2006 Democrats held a 64 percent v. 25 percent advantage over Republicans on health care. Today the lead is 44...

In a fascinating interview with Robert Costa, Democratic pollster and analyst Pat Caddell zeroes in on the Democrats' impending doom ("the general outcome is baked") and...

The insistence on imposing deadlines on wars, as I argued yesterday, is one of Obama's most destructive contributions to the war against jihadists. (Declining to...

David Brooks couldn't find a bad word to say about the Glenn Beck rally. Really. In his conversation with Gail Collins, she certainly tried to...