Post Archive

August 2013

The president just appeared in the Rose Garden to declare that he has the authority to strike Syria in a limited way to punish the...

I know that punditocracy is not democracy, but can I vote for abandoning the slogan “too many people are going to college”? Let’s start with the...

Some are fretting about whether the special relationship that has bound the United States and the United Kingdom since World War II has been damaged...

With Barack Obama, it’s always all about him. Asked at his early August press conference why there has been so little progress in getting the perpetrators...

The British Parliament's refusal to support action in Syria, even in principle, means that if President Obama does decide to act, he will be, in...

My initial reaction to the latest move in the ongoing conflict over the Western Wall resembled Jonathan’s: I thought the new platform erected at the...

Israelis were lining up for gas masks and dusting out their air raid shelters today as the prospect of U.S. attacks on Syrian targets this...

This morning on MSNBC’s Morning Joe program, New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly denounced as fiction allegations in an Associated Press article published today...

One argument I’ve been making about the prospective class of 2016 GOP presidential candidates is that the divide between the governors and the senators redounds...

Today’s anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.’s immortal “I Have a Dream” speech will feature an address by President...

There may be some Americans who still cling to the image of Barack Obama as a magical figure with the power to transform his country’s...

Politico’s Glenn Thrush caused a minor stir this morning when he tweeted, regarding Syria: “Is POTUS going to address the nation directly before embarking on...