Post Archive

May 2011

Mitt Romney wants us to believe that he is a man of principle, a paragon of political decency and common sense whose business acumen and...

For nearly a century and a half—ever since President U. S. Grant declared “Let us have peace” in officially proclaiming a national day to commemorate all...

The front page of today’s Sunday New York Times leads with a story about the move in several state legislatures to require citizens to produce...

On November 11, 2010, Prime Minister Netanyahu and Secretary of State Clinton issued a Joint Statement, following a “friendly and productive exchange of views.” Andrew Sullivan,...

This may be more a product of Republican apathy with the current field of presidential candidates than a burning desire for a Giuliani candidacy, but...

In the wake of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s successful trip to Washington, Israel’s critics are in a grouchy mood. President Obama failed in his effort...

Rep. Paul Ryan has been very careful in how he addresses speculation that he may enter the 2012 race. He’s avoided shutting the door to...

News that Britain and France are planning to commit attack helicopters to Libya is welcome. Able to fly lower and loiter longer than fighter aircraft,...

When you’re in the back of the pack of a presidential race and struggling for attention, the rule “there’s no such thing as bad publicity”...

By almost universal acclamation, Newt Gingrich’s presidential launch was a disaster. But there was someone else who recently announced his candidacy with nearly flawless execution:...

As I previously noted, one of the most interesting and underreported aspects of Sarah Palin’s return to the presidential campaign radar screen this week is...

In the Playbook this morning, Mike Allen writes that Mitt Romney’s team is hoping Sarah Palin gets in the race, because they believe it will...