Post Archive

November 9, 2012

I am saddened to read about David Petraeus's resignation as CIA Director, citing an extramarital affair. I know nothing about the circumstances and suspect we...

For a military hero and able public servant such as David Petraeus to have to end his service to the country on the sort of...

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert recently advanced a curious conspiracy theory about me—a theory that would almost be flattering if it weren’t so absurd. Olmert...

In a Friday afternoon bombshell, CIA Director David Petraeus resigned, citing an extramarital affair. Petraeus has been under fire recently for the CIA’s response to...

Post-mortems on President Obama’s election victory have harped on his dominant hold on the Hispanic vote. That has, in turn, led to speculation about the...

President Obama just delivered a statement on the fiscal cliff negotiations, reiterating his demand that more tax revenue come from upper-income earners. But he didn’t...

For the past generation, Republicans have been able to argue with justice that their party is more consistently pro-Israel than that of the Democrats. That...

Well, now we know where all those “Republicans are losing the demographics” stories are originating. Here’s David Axelrod speaking on a conference call with the...

It’s a pleasure to return to COMMENTARY after having served as a senior advisor in the Romney campaign. At a later date I’ll dilate on...

The post-election soul searching from Republicans has made one thing clear: there is a sea change in the conservative attitude toward immigration. Conservatives were always...

The Wednesday before the election, Mitt Romney sent a special message to volunteers about a special project his campaign was working on: "With state of...

In response to my item yesterday about the need for Republicans to do a better job articulating their case on national security, Mieke Eoyang of...