Post Archive

January 11, 2012

Much of the buzz about Jodi Kantor’s new book, The Obamas, has centered on the gossipy angles of First Lady Michelle Obama’s adjustment to the...

With presidential elections looming in Taiwan, Dan Twining of the German Marshall Fund has a trenchant article in Foreign Policy about why it's important for the...

For a time, conservatives who were critical of Newt Gingrich were dismissed as the GOP “establishment,” the “ruling class,” and inauthentic conservatives. The argument was...

Justin Elliott has the scoop on a new Occupy Wall Street documentary currently being produced by Citizens United. The filming is reportedly wrapping up this...

After a week of increasingly harsh attacks on Mitt Romney's business record, Newt Gingrich may have finally recognized he has gone too far. According to Politico,...

A lot of the usual suspects in blog-land are agog over my "Contentions" item earlier this week praising two articles in Foreign Affairs that advocate...

While many have voiced concern about Muslim Brotherhood intentions for Egypt now that the group looks certain to dominate the new government in Egypt and...

Jackson Diehl has a typically excellent and thought-provoking column in the Washington Post this week. He argues that Obama may well get away, at least...

Newt Gingrich and Rick Perry are continuing to slam Mitt Romney for “vulture capitalism,” a phrase that NBC reports was “newly-minted” by Perry. Actually, it...

After strong showings in both Iowa and New Hampshire, Ron Paul is starting to get some respect from the media, even if it is grudging....

A federal appeals court found that an Oklahoma amendment banning Sharia law is unconstitutional, and upheld an injunction on the law. You can read the...

For a man who is, we’re told, an incredibly weak frontrunner, Mitt Romney is doing a pretty good job disguising himself as a strong one. The...