Post Archive

December 8, 2011

As Pete points out, Obama's Osawatomie speech was flagrantly dishonest as to what Republicans stand for. In the president's view, one is either a big-government...

The New York Times has a long history of publishing disingenuous articles and columns that whitewashed totalitarians and tyrants. It's not easy to top Walter...

For those of us who have been following the interaction between presidential candidates and the pro-Israel candidates for longer than the last couple of election...

Rick Perry is now the fourth candidate to turn down the invitation to Newsmax’s Donald Trump-moderated debate. Mitt Romney, Jon Huntsman and Ron Paul have...

After having spent decades of my life in politics, I’ve come up with a few rules of thumb. One of them is this: Any time...

Two recent stories illustrate the fascinating and complicated relationship Newt Gingrich has with the Republican party’s conservative base, and how that will play out if...

Attorney General Eric Holder parsed words today while testifying before Congress, claiming that “nobody at the Department of Justice has lied” about the Fast and...

Predictable people are saying predictable things about the Obama administration’s new global gay-rights push. “Historic, amazing, truly heartwarming stuff,” writes Wonkette blogger Matt Langer of Hillary...

Seth Mandel’s analysis of the Russian protests and the consequence of leadership are important. The spark for the protests, as with Iran in 2009, may...

The annual lists of the Year’s Best Books are a rite of literary journalism — a vacuous rite, if you ask me, by which critics...

With almost a year until the Massachusetts Senate election, this UMass Lowell/Boston Herald poll is hardly a reliable predictor of the outcome. But the trend...

Max Boot is, of course, correct when he highlights the intelligence advantages that derive from maintaining U.S. forces in Afghanistan. But there’s a broader point...