Post Archive

September 7, 2011

The big story at the Republican debate at the Reagan Library was Rick Perry’s debut on the presidential stage. The question for the GOP was...

The debate ends abruptly and the situation at the end is no different from where we were at the start: Rick Perry's huge lead is...

Tonight’s Republican presidential debate presents both opportunities and dangers for the eight candidates who will appear. This is Rick Perry’s debut on the debating stage...

Politico.com has published a story whose title says it all: “The Incredible Shrinking Obama.” It cites recent polls which, according to reporters Glenn Thrush and Carrie Budoff Brown,...

Much of the commemoration of 9/11 has been highly sentimental, not to say soft-headed, focusing on compelling stories of courage and grief. But there are...

I’m stuck at the Louisville airport watching CNN. There is truth to a comedian’s quip I once heard to the effect of Fox News’ slogan...

Emanuele Ottolenghi is correct to note and report the harassment of Israelis arriving at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport. Yusuf Kanli, a columnist for Hurriyet, reported the...

At Slate, Anne Applebaum is really upset about the war on terror. It’s not that it wasn’t effective in keeping America safe and degrading al-Qaeda....

Join us tonight as senior online editor Jonathan S. Tobin live blogs the Republican presidential debate at the Reagan Library. So tune in to MSNBC...

After reading my last post, John Podhoretz wrote privately to insist that the two best baseball books are Ring Lardner’s You Know Me Al and...

According to The Hill, Representative Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats have dropped the word "stimulus" from their vocabulary. “Though the House minority leader and her caucus...

We're only hearing vague details about what's in Obama’s rumored $300 billion stimulus plan, but there are already plenty of reasons to doubt it will get...