Post Archive

June 3, 2011

Earlier today I tried to point out that it is cheaper to pay for success in Afghanistan than to draw down precipitously and incur the...

Democratic operatives have denied that President Obama’s controversial remarks on Israel will hurt him with pro-Israel voters, but the president’s own actions suggest that he...

It’s truly amazing how flexible lawmakers’ principles are—how much they depend on who is in the White House. Few if any Republicans would have thought...

A group of left-wing and partisan Middle East advocacy groups has just published a letter urging Congressmen to dismiss a bill that would augment sanctions...

In 1991, former Ford and Carter administration National Security Council aide Gary Sick wrote a book entitled The October Surprise, which theorized that Reagan had...

While on tour in Boston this week, the former Alaska governor was apparently asked about Paul Revere. Her explanation of his famous ride left quite...

Harvard Professor Economics Greg Mankiw calls attention to the University of Michigan’s Survey of Consumers, which asks households about their future income prospects. They are...

I agree with Peter’s analysis of Sarah Palin's problems. There’s simply no way that a person with those kind of negative ratings can be elected...

You know Democrats are getting panicky about President Obama’s alienating the pro-Israel community when they drag out Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to defend the president’s...

In a great article at Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, COMMENTARY contributor Sohrab Ahmari describes a fascinating episode in the intellectual history of the Cold War...

Rep. Paul Ryan—who may or may not have hinted at a presidential run on Fox’s Your World with Neil Cavuto yesterday evening—addressed the Alexander Hamilton...

Pollster.com shows Sarah Palin’s favorability rating to be 31.4 percent while her unfavorability rating is 59.9 percent. These numbers are dreadful. If Palin were to be...