Left-wing zealots and Ron Paul cultists frequently raise the prospect of dark Jewish conspiracies to bend the free world to Israel’s sinister will, but such conspiracy-mongering is awfully hard to square with the pervasiveness of Jewish support for the anti-Israel Left. Today’s example is Fania Oz-Salzberger, an Israeli academic who, on The Daily Beast, incredibly [...]
It’s official: Solicitor General Elena Kagan is President Barack Obama’s second nominee to the US Supreme Court. Today on the Daily Beast, Peter Beinart revisits Kagan’s anti-military zealotry over “don’t ask, don’t tell”—unsurprisingly, it doesn’t bother him enough to oppose her confirmation (though he does offer an intriguing nugget about administration allies offering to help [...]
She can’t be allowed to stand in the way of nationalizing America’s healthcare system.
In the battle over ObamaCare, pro-life Democrat Rep. Bart Stupak (MI) has pleasantly surprised many conservatives and infuriated many leftists for his insistence on torpedoing the entire bill if it funds abortion. The success of his efforts remains to be seen, but [...]
Global warming is settled science. Saddam Hussein never had WMDs. Tax cuts only benefit the rich. Ever wonder how so many leftist talking points come to be accepted as conventional wisdom? Often, it’s simply a matter of the media saying so as if they’re vetted, well-established conclusions, despite skipping the messy “vetting” and “establishing” parts.
Meghan Stapleton, advisor and spokeswoman to Governor Sarah Palin, resigned yesterday to spend more time with her family, and we all know what that means: another media feeding frenzy. A recent Daily Beast interview with Stapleton suggests her departure is an essentially unremarkable development over the normal course of a political career, but that won’t [...]
A few years ago, in my occasional role as professional “book doctor,” I tried and failed to get my liberal New York author-client to ease off the whole “Jon Stewart is the Walter Cronkite of America’s youth” thing.
It’s so played out, I told him. Stewart’s numbers are one tenth those of Rush Limbaugh’s, making the [...]
The replacement of “Maverick” Republican John McCain with an authentic conservative is a longtime fantasy held by many of us on the Right. But could it actually happen? Former Congressman and Arizona talk radio host JD Hayworth thinks so, and while the polls show he’s got an uphill battle, an upset isn’t impossible. The Daily [...]
It might, if the Daily Beast’s latest speculation is to be believed. Seizing upon reports that the Obama Administration is looking at potential candidates for future high court vacancies, Mark McKinnon and Myra Adams suggest that Hillary Clinton just might be on the president’s short list:
[I]f in the end if it’s about what is realistic, [...]