Post Archive

January 18, 2011

Ross Douthat’s advice to the media on Sarah Palin, which Peter Wehner wrote about on Monday, will be hard to follow. Douthat uses the metaphor...

The Hartford Courant’s website is reporting that Senator Joseph Lieberman is poised to announce that he won’t run for re-election in 2012. Lieberman will announce...

Sen. Kent Conrad (D-N.D.) announced today that he won’t be seeking re-election in 2012, and chances look good that Republicans will be able to pick...

William McGurn of the Wall Street Journal has written a column on a chilling statistic. According to the Chiaroscuro Foundation (and based on New York...

It’s so refreshing -- and sadly rare -- when a politician comes out and just says the honest truth. Today Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, the new...

Over at the Washington Post, Ramesh Ponnuru writes this: I count five rightward moves by the president since the midterm elections. First he agreed to delay...

One of those dirty secrets that broad swaths of European media and politicians avoid like the plague is the ways in which European ...

Chris Matthews writes in the Washington Post about the friendship between Ronald Reagan and Tip O’Neill. Matthews wants us to believe that those were the...

Over at Politico, Roger Simon has written a thought-provoking column about the descriptions of Jared Loughner in the media. News outlets have rushed to label...

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has earned legions of fans with his take-no-prisoners style over the last year as he defied the unions and other...

The American Historical Association is on a roll. Last month, I felt compelled to read not one but two articles in its monthly newsmagazine, Perspectives...

It's good to hear that the Afghan government and the international community are signing off on a plan to increase the size of the Afghan...