Charles Krauthammer: The Age of Obama: Anno Domini 2 – Heritage Foundation Lecture

In the real world, as opposed to what French President Nicolas Sarkozy calls President Barack Obama’s “virtual world,” America faces the reality of Iran’s intransigence and aggressiveness; China’s headlong pursuit of its own national, regional, and global interests; Russia’s determination to regain its Near Abroad; the Arab states’ refusal to accept any kind of a […]

Andrew C. McCarthy: The Attorney and the General – National Review Online

Michael Hayden, the former CIA director, penned a superb op-ed in the Washington Post on Sunday. Succinctly, he tallies the wages of having Attorney General Eric Holder make national-security decisions. Unlike the attorney general, Hayden is a real general, and very much worth heeding. He shows that these decisions have been premised on left-wing political […]

Kicking the Palestinian Habit

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The Middle East “peace process” is on hold – and that’s a good thing.

The Left’s Love Affair with Che Guevara

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  Ernesto “Che” Guevara, the former executioner for Fidel Castro‘s regime in Cuba, has been lauded for decades by leftists like Bill Ayers, Ossie Davis, Jesse Jackson, Jeff Jones, Armando Navarro, Huey Newton, Michael Ratner, and Robert Scheer. More than 32 years after his death, Che’s iconic image continues to adorn all sorts of artifacts that leftists proudly […]

The Message of Massachusetts – WSJ.com

Whether or not Republican Scott Brown wins today in Massachusetts, the special Senate election has already shaken up American politics. The close race to replace Ted Kennedy, liberalism’s patron saint, shows that voters are rebelling even in the bluest of states against the last year’s unbridled pursuit of partisan liberal governance. Tomorrow marks the anniversary […]

Robert Samuelson: A Parody of Leadership – RealClearPolitics

WASHINGTON — Barack Obama’s quest for historic health care legislation has turned into a parody of leadership. We usually associate presidential leadership with the pursuit of goals that, though initially unpopular, serve America’s long-term interests. Obama has reversed this. He’s championing increasingly unpopular legislation that threatens the country’s long-term interests. “This isn’t about me,” he […]