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Daniel Halper

Daniel Halper

Daniel Halper is a contributing editor at the Washington Free Beacon.

Senator Barack Obama walked on stage in Springfield with the U2 song "City of Blinding Lights" playing in the background. Utterly appropriate, considering the first...

el gordo, on Jennifer Rubin: If people cared about a “working class” background, Rudy Giuliani would be a shoo-in for the presidency. He is the only...

Herbert Rubin, M.D., on Peter Wehner: The "Third War" is coming to an end in Iraq, thanks to Gen. Petraeus and his troops. The first was...

Chris, on Jennifer Rubin: Speaking of the stadium already being booked, what’s the campaign’s plan for the acceptance speech? The success of the "Celebrity" ad should...

Anti-Zionist sentiment on college campuses is widespread—and in some of the most unlikely places. In October 2007, Middle East scholar Daniel Pipes spoke at my school,...

J.E. Dyer, on Abe Greenwald: Of course Georgia is being annexed. Quite a few of us recognized that a week ago. My error was in overestimating...

Ron Kean, on Peter Wehner: The argument Mr. Fukuyama makes, like many on the left, relies on reading tea leaves or crystal balls. They say things...

Ben Reis deserves credit for his nifty new creation--a compilation of all major campaign speeches by Barack Obama and John McCain into a searchable, easy-to-use...

Politicians grabbing Barack Obama's coattails should take note: In the Georgia democratic Senatorial primary runoff held yesterday, Jim Martin defeated Vernon Jones by 60% to...

Current anti-war arguments (specifically, Francis Fukuyama's) are outdated, dubious, and unreflective of conditions in Iraq, argues Bret Stephens in today's Wall Street Journal: Perhaps it's worth...

Network news stations have remarkably few reservations when it comes to replaying video footage obtained from sources close to terrorists. But with recent attention on...

The same Washington Post reporter/columnist who boasts that the National Review describes him as, “The most anti-Bush reporter currently assigned to the White House...