The GOP’s Search for Perfection


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How does the 2012 primary field stack up against other years?

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Obama’s Millionaire Ignorance


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The president doesn’t understand the source of wealth and its real value.

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Talking Turkey


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Where is the apology to Israel — or, for that matter, to the Armenians?

Will Israel Bomb Iran?


This is not an academic question, totally detached from reality. As far as Israel is concerned, it is a question of life and death. And it was the first question I asked myself upon reading “Can Israel Afford to Slow Down Iran’s Nuclear Program?” by Yossi Melman in the May 20th issue of Haaretz.
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Leftist Out, Leftist In


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Obama picks Elena Kagan to fill John Paul Stevens’ Supreme Court seat.

Sarah Palin’s California Senate Endorsement Underscores Her Need for Gravitas


Critics or my recent NewsReal Blog post miss my point. My point is not to disparage either Sarah Palin or Carly Fiorina, both of whom I like, respect and admire. My point is to be candid about Palin’s shortcomings so that she can change. Because America needs the Sarah Palin that can be, not the Sarah Palin that now is.

A Fresh View of Cold-War America


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A young historian dares to challenge the accepted left-wing interpretation of our battle with the Evil Empire.

Battlin’ Bachmann Worries the Left


Last night, Rep. Michelle Bachmann (R-MN) joined Sean Hannity to talk about the hypocrisy of Tea Party demonization, the Democrats’ love affair with government intervention, and the Obama Administration’s support for net neutrality.  The segment was solid, but in my opinion didn’t offer anything out of the ordinary.  Mediaite’s Frances Martel, however, uses the interview [...]

Media malpractice, then and now


Today, the Media Research Council (MRC) released a 16-page report entitled “TV’s Tea Party Travesty: How ABC, CBS and NBC have Dismissed and Disparaged the Tea Party Movement.” Anyone interested in media bias, modern American culture, protest movements and contemporary politics should download and read this free report. (But be patient: the site is experiencing [...]

Reminder: Dependence Isn’t Compassion


If you didn’t have to work for a living, would you?
Obviously, many Americans would answer with a resounding “no,” but Washington, DC can’t seem to figure it out.  Reihan Salam has a Daily Beast piece about the “inconvenient truth” that doesn’t get enough mainstream discussion: “unemployment is higher in no small part because unemployment is [...]