Post Archive

June 11, 2014

Earlier today I called attention to the repugnant idea being floated that Eric Cantor was somehow denied his primary victory in part because he is...

There’s no question that the defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor was a significant, even unprecedented, political event. As the Washington Post put it,...

Since August 2011, the overall disapproval rating of Congress has hovered somewhere between 9 and 18 percent—the worst numbers ever and numbingly consistent. Everyone who...

Back in 2012, the State Department’s "Country Reports on Terrorism" stated that "The loss of bin Laden and these other key operatives puts the [al-Qaeda]...

Important caveats apply, but the news out of New York City on gun violence is not good. The New York Post reports: The number of shooting...

If there is one good aspect of the dismaying advance of Islamist extremists in Iraq from the Obama administration’s standpoint, it is that these events...

As the commentariat rushes to find meta-meaning in the defeat of Eric Cantor last night—a difficult task, because his primary loss was clearly the result...

Not satisfied with seizing control of Fallujah and Mosul, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) continues to advance from victory to victory. In...

One of the striking aspects of the last two decades of Shimon Peres’s long career in Israeli public life is how much of a prisoner...

In Britain, the storm surrounding the attempted Islamist takeover of several public schools continues to play out, but much of the debate is becoming willfully...