Post Archive

April 24, 2012

For Americans, picking favorites in French elections is a difficult task. The political combat between the inheritors of Charles De Gaulle’s centrist faction, the socialists...

I suppose you could point to a dozen examples of hypocrisy and double standards in the press every day. But here's a mighty good one,...

From the beginning of the 2012 presidential campaign, one of the sidebars to which commentators have consistently returned is the impact of the Hispanic vote...

One of the things that have puzzled political commentators is why President Obama is running the campaign he is. Rather than tacking to the center,...

A rare kudos to CNN’s Kyra Phillips, who highlights another absurdity in the American Family Association’s Bryan Fischer’s recent attack on Mitt Romney’s national security...

President Obama is campaigning in favor of extending a student loan interest bill in North Carolina today in an effort to woo young voters, a...

So Bahrain managed to hold its much-heralded Grand Prix auto race last weekend without significant disruption--but only because of a massive security presence on the...

Via First Read, Newt Gingrich finally seems to be moving toward the door, weeks after Mitt Romney cemented himself as the presumptive nominee: "I think we...

The president is having a hard time rounding up the support of young people to generate enthusiasm and votes for his reelection campaign, no doubt...

In today’s Daily Beast, Michael Tomasky laments the fact that President Obama is running far behind his 2008 numbers with American Jewish voters. Given the...

As Jonathan noted yesterday, the left doesn’t want to admit that the entitlement system built up since the New Deal is collapsing under unrelenting and ineluctable...

In 2010, when Nathan Brown concluded his report on the Palestinian Authority’s “state-building,” he declared “Fayyadism”--the idea that Salam Fayyad was building essential governing institutions--for...