Post Archive

February 23, 2012

An interesting article published yesterday in The Forward by Robert Zaretsky on the rightward political tilt of French Jewry highlights well the increasingly unique character...

Rick Santorum’s defense of his vote in favor of President Bush’s “No Child Left Behind” education bill was one of the low points of a...

The situation in Syria continues to get grimmer and grimmer as the bloody assault on Homs continues for a 20th straight day. A panel of...

Last night’s debate was not among the best we’ve seen, but there was one particularly memorable moment. It came to us courtesy of Newt Gingrich. When...

BuzzFeed wins the prize for one of the most unexpected political revelations of the campaign season: [Sen. Marco] Rubio was baptized into the Church of Jesus...

I concur with Jonathan's analysis of last night's debate. Newt Gingrich won based on the quality of the performance. Mitt Romney emerged from the evening...

President Obama is absolutely correct to apologize for the apparent Koran burning at the Bagram Air Base. (See Alana's earlier post. ) The incident should not...

Last night’s Republican dustup in Mesa, Arizona, was the 20th such event since last spring when the GOP presidential race was unofficially kicked off with...

Rick Santorum has made some foolish remarks recently, but until last night none of them really undermined his Tea Party credibility. His “taking one for...

Roger Kimball is the latest to admit he doesn’t read a lot of contemporary fiction and to speculate why. Short version: there’s no common culture....

Mitt Romney has been having well-documented trouble winning over skeptical conservatives. His electability argument has suffered as other candidates have risen in the polls, including...

Despite the hand-wringing in Republican circles about the current frontrunners, both Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum are still statistically tied with President Obama in a...