Post Archive

September 14, 2010

1. The victory of Christine O'Donnell in the Delaware Senate race is the fourth defeat for the so-called "establishment" Republican candidate in a primary this...

Hillary Clinton’s happy talk about Middle East peace has become part of the soundtrack of the peace talks the administration has orchestrated. Both before and...

Sri Lanka has chosen a funny way to protest against claims that its democracy is waning. Officials have impounded an issue of the Economist that features...

Poor George Packer. The New Yorker’s staff writer is caught in a state of despair and crushing intellectual anguish. According to Packer, Nine years later, the...

The sheer size of the proposed $60 billion arms sale to Saudi Arabia makes it worth critical reflection. The types of weapon systems in the...

Blogger Nate Silver is the latest liberal scribe to lament the way so-called moderates in the Republican party are being shown the door by outraged...

President Obama, in attempting to gain traction just ahead of the midterm election, has homed in his message on taxes – and most especially, on...

Back in August 2009, Bill Clinton pled with Democrats not to lose their nerve and let a health-care bill die. He offered two comforting predictions: I’m...

Jonathan Rauch has done us all a great service by interviewing (as part of the fivebooks.com series) 10 individuals on what they consider to be...

If they handed out prizes for the most disingenuous column of the year, this offering by the administration's ambassador to the noxious UN Human Rights Council...

Andrew Malcolm, one of the few reasons to read the Los Angeles Times, has an amusing photo display of Obama's decidedly un-Michelle eating habits. Malcolm...

If you’re a fan of Tony Blair, as I certainly am, then you’ll be interested in watching two interviews with him. The first, with PBS’s...