Post Archive

October 11, 2012

The vice presidential debate provided a test case about the way Americans think about civility. In terms of substance, both Vice President Biden and Paul...

The COMMENTARY staff will be live-tweeeting the vice presidential debate tonight. But come back throughout the evening as we add blog items as the evening...

This afternoon, the Obama campaign's deputy campaign manager Stephanie Cutter melted down not once, but twice on national television. On a day the Obama campaign...

Going into the debate tonight, there’s one major false assumption that needs to be cleared up: the myth of Joe Biden’s likability. A common theme...

Who’s responsible for the security failures at the consulate in Benghazi? According to Dana Milbank, the blame lies with fiscal hawks in the House GOP: For...

The headline of today’s front-page feature in the New York Times on the future of health care in this country, “This Election, a Stark Choice...

If we can get any indication on the tone of tonight's debate from Paul Ryan and Joe Biden's chosen debate preparation opponents, it will be...

The worst thing to happen to the Israeli left was not the rise of Benjamin Netanyahu, who managed somehow to win the first Israeli election...

For mainstream American Jewish groups, it has long been an article of faith that strong alliances with liberal Protestant denominations with whom they shared a...

When Mitt Romney chose Paul Ryan to be his running mate in August, Republicans spoke about how they couldn’t wait to see the Wisconsin congressman...

Several months ago, the New York Times editorial column ran a piece headlined “What Sheldon Adelson Wants” (which is sort of like Russia Today running...

Now that Moscow has expelled USAID from Russia and announced it will not renew one of the pillars of U.S.-Russia post-Soviet cooperation--the Nunn-Lugar Cooperative Threat...