Post Archive

May 4, 2012

Race is the original sin of American history. To deny its influence on our society is as futile as it is illogical. Nevertheless, the attempt...

I wanted to add to John’s fine summary of today’s jobs report. It really is a very ugly set of data. It’s not simply that unemployment has...

As a further thought to Michael Rubin's response to Joe Klein's defense of Peter Beinart, it is not true that nobody has yet replied to...

In an open letter to President Obama in the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Mitt Romney doesn’t hold back: Mr. President, forgive me for being blunt, but when...

For decades, foreign cheerleaders for the Palestinians have sought to portray those fighting against Israel as potential disciples of Gandhi as they seek to portray...

Despite the barrage of foreign criticism suffered by Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu during his three-year, second term in office, his political achievements are considerable: his...

The group is called Veterans for a Strong America, and they’ve already released one ad blasting President Obama’s handling of the bin Laden death anniversary....

The news that CNN’s ratings are at a ten-year low should come as no surprise to viewers of the cable news channel. The consensus is the downward spiral...

George Will has a lovely tribute to his son Jon, who is a Washington Nationals fan who also happens to have Down syndrome. Apart from his evident...

This morning, over at Critical Mass (the blog of the National Book Critics Circle), Geoff Dyer reveals the five “works of literary journalism” that he...

The State Department confirmed this morning that it’s reached a deal with the Chinese government in the case of blind dissident Chen Guangcheng: The Chinese Government...

The formula for electing Mitt Romney to the presidency isn’t all that complicated. He must hold all the states John McCain won in 2008, take...