Gov. Martin O’Malley’s disappointing record on Islamism.
Joe Klein is taking a break from his usual attacks on Glenn Beck and Sarah Palin to go after a former Bush administration official for daring to criticize President Obama. Posting on “Swampland,” the blog of pro-Obama Time Magazine, Klein couldn’t handle this truthful remark about the Obama administration by Pete Wehner, whom Klein childishly refers to as the “Bush Assistant [...]
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 [...]
Mediaite is calling Sean Hannity to task for a misleading characterization of recent remarks from former President Jimmy Carter. It seems Foreign Affairs recently warned that the worst-case scenario of the Obama Administration’s foreign policy was that the current president would end up looking like the thirty-ninth. Naturally, Carter was none too thrilled about being [...]
In a dispute that commingles foreign policy and a quest for political advantage, U.S.-Israel relations have taken an unexpectedly central role in the California race for Senate.Rivals in the race for the Republican nomination are questioning whether former Rep. Tom Campbell is sufficiently supportive of Israel. They base their criticisms on his voting record, statements […]
Under growing pressure from conservatives and “tea party” activists, Sen. John McCain of Arizona is having to defend his record of supporting the government’s massive bailout of the financial system. In response to criticism from opponents seeking to defeat him in the Aug. 24 Republican primary, the four-term senator says he was misled by then-Treasury […]
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 [...]