Pants on Fire: Chris Matthews’s New Problem with “Anti-Americanism”


“I decline utterly to be impartial as between the fire brigade and the fire.”
–Winston Churchill, House of Commons, 1927
For the past 6 years, Chris Matthews has hosted a show in which guests gleefully reported the purported success of both indigenous insurgents and foreign al Qaeda fighters in Iraq.  On his network, MSNBC, that became the [...]

Obama’s Olympic failure will only add to doubts about his presidency – Times Online


October 2, 2009
Obama’s Olympic failure will only add to doubts about his presidency
Tim Reid in Washington
Barack Obama fails to make the case for Chicago to the IOC in Copenhagen
There has been a growing narrative taking hold about Barack Obama’s presidency in recent weeks: that he is loved by many, but feared by none; that he [...]