Andrew Cline

Andrew Cline is the president of the Josiah Bartlett Center for Public Policy, a free-market think tank in New Hampshire.

Obama and American Greatness

If you want a good distillation of this president’s wrongheaded view of the United States of America, look no further than this rhetorical bit from the end of tonight’s State ...

Presidential Campaigning, Huntsman Style

  Jon Huntsman ended his presidential campaign exactly as he began it: as a pompous, sermonizing mannequin. To say that Huntsman was Mitt Romney without the flair would be unfair — to ...

The Newsweek Bachmann Cover

As a part-time photographer (my first job in journalism was as a staff photographer for a small newspaper, and I still do portraits from time to time), my first thought ...

Picking Up the Pace

You know, given that the Senate hasn’t passed a budget in 2.24 years, these debt-ceiling negotiations are moving along quite quickly.

Rick Santorum, Commander-in-Chief

In the spin room after the debate, I caught up with Rick Santorum, who expressed regret that there weren’t more foreign-policy questions in tonight’s debate. I asked him about Ron Paul’s comment ...

Ron Paul, Commander-in-Chief

  Why did it take Ron Paul to remind the other candidates that the commander-in-chief tells the generals what to do, and not the other way around? Are the rest of ...

The Bachmann-Romney Show

  Half an hour into this debate, Romney is shining as the most polished candidate with the smartest, most well-considered answers. He looks like the adult in the room. Gingrich, a ...