Krauthammer’s Take: Obama Did a Lot, but It’s ‘All Built on Sand’
Arguing that Obama is deluding himself by saying he’s at a high point, Charles Krauthammer said that his changes while president won’t last because they were narrowly focused on his social-democratic agenda:
“I am the best president I’…
Seeing Red (Just One Color of the Rainbow)
I know no one cares about the national debt — that’s yesterday’s news, and the new normal — but it’s now over $18 trillion.
And I was thinking: Since Barack Obama uses the White House the way college …
The WH’s Response to Kenya Massacre Is Logically Consistent — and Utterly Absurd
What caused nearly 150 deaths at Kenya’s Garissa University College last week? The Associated Press summarizes: “The attackers separated Christian students from Muslim ones and massacred the Christians.”
Yet here is what the White House had to say in response:
Every American Homeowner Should Be Allowed to Shoot Intruders Dead
Apparently “Thank goodness nobody was hurt” is no longer sufficient as a reaction to public events.
Following the infiltration of the White House this weekend by 42-year-old Omar Gonzalez, Americans are taking sides on a variety of issues ranging from …
White House: Immigration Didn’t Sink Cantor
A spokesman for President Obama rushed to assure House Republicans that Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R., Va.) didn’t actually lose because of his gestures toward Democrats on immigration reform.
“Cantor’s problem wasn’t his position on immigration reform, it was his …
White House Pastry Chef Leaves Post: ‘I Don’t Want to Demonize Cream, Butter, Sugar, and Eggs’
Bethany Jenkins at the Gospel Coalition explores food and healthy choices in her article “Watching What We Eat,” which mentions the White House pastry chef who recently left his post:
Under the direction of Mrs. Obama, the White House executive …
Tough Coverage of the White House Tour Cancellation
I think this ABC News report from Jonathan Karl, on the White House declaring it can no longer give public tours because of sequester cuts, did not go as the president and his allies would hope:
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White House: Nuh-Uh! Stimulus Jobs Only Cost $185K Each!
The White House’s pushback on the stimulus cost-per-job-created figure is, er, not as persuasive as they would like:
House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, is just the latest Republican to be publicizing a Weekly Standard report claiming that President Obama’…
Krauthammer’s Take: Nepotism Case ‘An Invented Problem’ That Will Only Last a Day
Charles Krauthammer said that Americans have become relaxed about nepotism concerns given the history of Bobby Kennedy and Hillary Clinton, and he does not expect consternation about Jared Kushner to last long:
If it’s a problem, it’s an …
Terrorists Attack in Texas. Where Is the President?
The White House responded promptly to the terrorist attacks in Jerusalem in November, in Paris in January, and in Kenya in April. But — except for a brief mention in White House press secretary Josh Earnest’s press gaggle yesterday …
White House in Coverup of Obama’s Unpaid Bills
In the midst of a confrontation over censorship between pool reporters and the White House, the Obama administration Monday night disappeared a section of the president’s comments at a fundraiser in Chicago.
“One of the nice things about being home …
WhiteHouse.gov, Bringing You The Really Important Updates
The lead item on WhiteHouse.gov right now: “Improving digital services across government.”
“The U.S. Digital Service is a small team of our country’s brightest digital talent that will work with government agencies to find more effective ways to …
White House on Whether Bergdahl Was a Deserter: ‘A Lot of Ifs Attached’ to That Question
The President’s Busy Morning: Russia Announcement, ESPN Radio
This morning President Obama announced new sanctions on Russia for that country’s aggression in Crimea and threatening gestures toward Ukraine and Eastern Europe.
Then the president did an interview with ESPN’s Colin Cowherd.
This is the home page of WhiteHouse….
That Ongoing, Ongoing White House Leak Investigation
You may or may not remember that back in early June, Attorney General Eric Holder named two U.S. Attorneys to oversee investigations into leaks of classified information.
While his announcement did not specify which particular information leak was being …