Post Archive

October 20, 2010

In the New York Times report that NATO has escorted Taliban leaders to talks in Kabul, there is a slight but eye-catching overemphasis on the...

To his credit, Ron Kampeas reverses course and supports Mark Kirk's push-back against the assertions made by Democratic surrogates that Kirk had nothing to do with the sanctions...

After several polls showing the race narrowing, today's Rasmussen poll reports: Republican John Raese has now opened up a seven-point lead over West Virginia Governor Joe...

In the New York Times, Zalmay Khalilzad, former U.S. ambassador to Kabul and Baghdad, suggests getting "tough" with Pakistan. Good idea, but how? He writes: "The United...

Yesterday, in typically measured and tightly reasoned fashion, Michael Gerson made the case that the president is a snob. This is not an observation unique...

Jack Conway isn't going to win the Kentucky Senate race, but he will be remembered as the candidate with the single worst ad in the...

First, they ran against George W. Bush. Then against the Chamber of Commerce. Then against the "loony" Tea Party. None of the Dems' antics have...

Newspaper front pages seem to be full of stories about talks with the Taliban. It is breathlessly reported that NATO has facilitated the travel of senior Taliban and...

Fresh from a column on how mean GOP women are, Maureen Dowd today writes about how ignorant they are. She reviews the well-known list of gaffes...

Timothy Noah at left-leaning Slate is nervous about the upcoming Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart rally: There's still a lot we don't fully understand about the...

Thomas Friedman argues in today’s New York Times that Israel should extend its freeze on settlement construction because when a key ally like America “asks...

What qualifies a publication for consideration as a serious contributor to the national Jewish conversation? Tablet magazine is an online publication that appears to aspire...