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September 17, 2010

Abe has pegged the meaning of Christine O’Donnell. To paraphrase the deathless 1992 campaign slogan: “It’s the political tsunami, stupid.” The Democrats will hope to...

David Stockman, who was President Reagan’s first OMB director, gave an interview to the Wall Street Journal’s Alan Murray. I certainly don’t agree with everything...

Christine O’Donnell may or may not be electable. She certainly has her eccentricities and defects. But what’s distasteful about the Delaware candidate for U.S. Senate...

Over at NRO, Ramesh Ponnuru (gently) takes me to task: Peter Wehner writes, “So the notion that Rove has suddenly become an ‘establishment Republican’ and a...

Speaking of Tea Party successes in the elections last Tuesday, it seems the upset win of Christine O'Donnell in Delaware sucked most of the oxygen...

In his article, “Hillary’s Dangerous Mideast Leap” (which Jen discusses here), Leslie Gelb caustically suggests that Hillary Clinton (“Washington’s current flavor of the month”) and...

As readers of conservative blogs and magazines know, the right punditocracy has a game of "guess the party." When a Republican does something bad, the...

On this day in 1787, delegates to the Federal Convention completed their work (which began in May) and voted to approve a new Constitution, which...

I certainly agree with Jen that Barack Obama helped mightily to make the Tea Party movement as powerful as it has become. But I also think the...

Delaware may not be doable for the Republicans, but take a look at Wisconsin: "After a decisive win in Tuesday’s Republican Primary, businessman Ron Johnson...

Michelle Rhee is expected to leave her post as chancellor of the Washington D.C. schools following the defeat of Mayor Adrian Fenty in the Democratic...

Leslie Gelb fervently hopes that "the Obama administration did not shove Palestinians and Israelis into direct talks, for the first time in over two years,...