Post Archive

October 14, 2010

George Clooney’s visit to the White House yesterday sent the press corps into something like a swoon as press secretary Robert Gibbs cut short the...

The Washington Post has an interesting if depressing report on the 5th Stryker Combat Brigade, 2nd infantry division -- the unit where five soldiers who...

I am soon heading to Afghanistan to see for myself how the war effort is progressing, but in the meantime I note several news accounts that...

The Conventional Wisdom was that the Tea Party–backed Sharron Angle was a disaster for the GOP. Harry Reid would crush her, the theory went. She...

Peter Baker, one of the nation's finest and fairest political reporters, has written an illuminating story for the New York Times Magazine. “Education of a...

David Brooks is bummed: I must say this has been a tough week for those of us who personally admire President Obama and his advisers. ......

Every day it's a new problem for Democrats. First, independents, we hear, have deserted them in droves. Then Hispanics are soured. Young people aren't enthusiastic....

Last night, Rupert Murdoch gave an extraordinary speech at an Anti-Defamation League dinner in which he revealed, yet again, that he is a true and...

Linda McMahon has steadily narrowed the gap between herself and state attorney general and faux Vietnam vet Richard Blumenthal. She has run a disciplined campaign...

In the New York Post today, I ask why Barack Obama speaks so ill of Washington, in fact, he has gotten his way there to...

The reaction to the AJC's recent poll suggests that Obama is losing all but the hard-core Israel-haters. As this report explains, Stephen Walt sees the growing opposition...

He did, after all, thank Bibi Netanyahu, among others. So why the silence from Sebastian Pinera about Obama? Simple: the mining operation was a shovel-ready...