George Will: Sarah Palin and the Mutual Loathing Society – RealClearPolitics

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 […]

The Savaging of Paul Ryan

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The Wisconsin Republican has a plan to restore America’s financial footing – and Democrats won’t forgive him for it.

Obama’s Budget Blame Game

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The president blames his predecessor for his own fiscal profligacy.

The Death of Global Warming?

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The political hysteria persists, but prominent dissenters are emerging.

Can Obama Triangulate?

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All the spin in the world won’t save the President.

The State Of The Union Address Obama Should Give

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A Frontpage symposium on the president’s big speech.

Budget Deficit to Reach $1.35 Trillion for 2010 – WSJ.com

Congressional experts pegged the 2010 U.S. budget deficit at $1.35 trillion, a slight improvement from the $1.38 trillion estimate in August, but the overall picture of the government’s finances remains bleak, according to the annual report released Tuesday. The Congressional Budget Office said the government will run an aggregate deficit of almost $6 trillion during […]

Trained For the Wrong War

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How the Obama administration’s shuffle of combat forces has endangered the troops.

Brown’s National Security Victory

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Massachusetts voters reject treating our terrorist enemies like common criminals.

John Samples and Ilya Shapiro: Free Speech for All – Cato Institute

Will the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision destroy American democracy? You might think so given the responses of its critics. The Citizens United decision, far from signaling the fall of the republic, strengthens the First Amendment and freedom of speech.Let’s start with the facts of the case. Citizens United, a nonprofit political advocacy group, produced […]