Post Archive

May 2013

On Wednesday I mentioned the possibility that President Obama will be treated as though his name is on the ballot in 2016 even though he...

A prediction: there will be an effort by Team Obama to rally around Eric Holder, but before too long he will resign as attorney general....

In discussing Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential prospects, media commentators have made a common and constant error, which I tried to point out repeatedly. They noted...

There is no better job in the world than being an ex-president. We build museums and libraries to honor them like ancient Egyptians built pyramids...

In this New York Times op-ed and in a book he has written, Akbar Ahmed, a former Pakistani official now teaching at American University in...

Attorney General Eric Holder’s press charm offensive began earlier this week with an interview in the Daily Beast in which he expressed regrets for the...

After the 2008 presidential election, when Barack Obama began putting his team together, he sent the clearest message on what to expect from his administration...

The way the press has united to protest the Justice Department’s attempts to spy on journalists has been remarkable. Though a few outlier contrarians are...

I’ve had some critical things to say about the elite media, particularly for their soft--and sometimes outright worshipful--coverage of Barack Obama. But there are impressive...

Bashar Assad has long had a reputation for not being the smartest strongman in the Middle East; in fact he would never have become Syria’s...

David Cameron is in trouble. His Tory party is fraying, with conservatives fleeing or threatening to flee to right-wing parties and non-conservatives distinctly unimpressed with...

Secretary of State John Kerry’s effort to revive the Middle East peace process hasn’t accomplished much so far and isn’t likely to do better in...