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Naomi Decter

Naomi Decter

Naomi Decter is Senior Vice President for public affairs, crisis and litigation communications at Beckerman. Her editorials, articles, and reviews have appeared in the Washington Times, COMMENTARY and the Wall Street Journal.

Now, I’m no epidemiologist, but I am the mother of three grown children, so I know a little something about people catching viruses from other...

It might possibly be pathetically funny--if it weren’t so unnerving. Omar Gonzalez, a disturbed man, jumps over the White House fence and makes it past the...

If you missed the Ken Burns homage to (some of) the Roosevelts, never fear. Here’s just about everything you need to know about it, minus...

Wow. If anyone out there still needs evidence (and as we all know, sadly, they do) of the extreme bureaucratic toxicity to children of the...

What is it about communicating in 140 characters or less that makes people stupid? Idiotic Twitter faux pas are now just something we’ve come to...

If we were the teensiest bit anxious about marital strife in the White House after President Obama yukked it up at Nelson Mandela’s funeral with...

From the you-can’t-make-this-stuff-up department: Last week, TSA agents at the St. Louis airport confiscated a gun--from a sock monkey! The monkey, Rooster Monkburn (homage to John Wayne...

So now we know what Barack Obama really wants to be when he grows up: the host of an ESPN sports show. And not even...

Have no fear, Israel. Here he comes, to save the day! Mr. Netanyahu, your democratically elected prime minister may not--unlike, say, Mohamed Morsi or Fidel Castro--know...

I, for one, am beginning to long for the days when people, including generals and other public officials, were allowed to conduct their indiscretions discreetly.  I...

So, exactly what should Chris Christie have said and done when the president of the United States came to New Jersey to see the devastation...

Apologies, O Ladies of the Internet. Mitt Romney mentioned “binders full of women” in describing his (extremely successful) efforts to hire women for top-level jobs when...