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Left Unsatisfied

Setting aside the swipes at his predecessors . . . From a communications standpoint, I think Obama’s speech tonight fell short of its needs and expectations. I know he reads a ...

NPR in Crisis

The hiring and firing of people in the wake of NPR-gate leaves me skeptical. Was it that they really disagreed and were appalled by Ron Schiller’s comments or did they ...

NPR in Crisis

The hiring and firing of people in the wake of NPR-gate leaves me skeptical. Was it that they really disagreed and were appalled by Ron Schiller’s comments or did they ...

Let’s Practice What We Preach

  Does anyone else see the irony of the president last night calling on a country in the middle of a political crisis to allow for open access to information and ...

Who’s Minding the Store?

Is it just me, or does the fact that our DNI didn’t know about a major terrorism-ring bust in the U.K. — that happened two days ago, by the way ...

Mean Maureen

  I used to enjoy reading Maureen Dowd. I think she has a way with words and at times she even promotes thinking outside of conventional wisdom. Unfortunately, those columns are ...

Where’s the Outrage?

One of Jerry Brown’s aides called Meg Whitman a whore. Outrageous? Yes. But don’t expect a slew of women’s-rights groups to come to her defense. They rarely do stick up ...

Right Time, Right Document

The Pledge released by House Republicans gives GOP candidates and their supporters something tangible with which to push back against the Democrats’ favorite attack line, that Republicans are the “party ...