The roots of the president’s imperial impulse.
The Republican presidential nominee, an Arizona senator, was a maverick, which was part of his charm. He spoke and acted impulsively, which was part of his problem. Voters thought his entertaining dimensions might be incompatible with presidential responsibilities. For example, he selected a running mate most Americans had never heard of and who had negligible […]
Just Me & My Progressive Posse
Meghan McCain announced this past week, on the far-from-reality show “The View”, that she considers herself a “progressive” Republican. Having heard many of her witticisms in the past, this came as no great shock to me.
But perhaps I am being too hasty in discounting Meghan’s philosophy. Perhaps she is more [...]
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, [...]