Post Archive

August 27, 2012

European opponents of circumcision have been able to frame the debate over banning a ritual integral to Jewish identity as one where medical and humanitarian...

This week, Mitt Romney will deliver the most momentous speech of his career so far, but America may not be paying much attention, according to...

As Alana noted, Ron Paul’s speech at his Tampa rally yesterday was an appropriate swan song to a political career during which the Texas congressman...

Western analysts and political scientists will be learning lessons from the Arab Spring for a long time. But among the most important and immediate was...

Most Americans say President Obama will win reelection (58 percent) over Mitt Romney (36 percent), according to the latest Gallup poll. These numbers are basically...

The danger posed by Hurricane Isaac to the coast of the Gulf of Mexico may soon overtake the Republican National Convention as the top story...

Jonathan argued yesterday that Republicans shouldn’t expect much of a post-convention bounce for Romney, since public interest in the conventions (which have become carefully-orchestrated stage...

Pundits who are quick to write off the Republicans' chances of gaining the four Senate seats they need to take back the upper chamber after...

Ron Paul has given us plenty of entertainment throughout the years, and his farewell rally speech was no exception. BuzzFeed reports that Paul continued to...

Let me pose a hypothetical. A young, charismatic Hispanic advocating for more humane immigration policies and against draconian enforcement defeats an aging, white politician in...

There are conflicting reports about whether Badruddin Haqqani, a senior commander in the Haqqani network founded by his father Jalaluddin and led by his elder...

The main task of the Republican National Convention this week is to introduce — or reintroduce, depending on your point of view — Mitt Romney...