Marc A. Thiessen

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What About National Security?

The first big loser tonight was national security. Once again, there was almost no discussion of the critical issues the candidates would face as commander in chief — and there ...

The Big Loser of the Night: CBS

If there was a loser on the debate stage tonight, it was CBS. First, they scheduled their debate on a Saturday night between two major football games. Then they decided ...

Re: Re: A Wonk Question

Following up on my response to Andy, several people have pointed out that while I am right on the CBO score of the spending caps in round 1 of the Boehner ...

Re: A Wonk Question

My friend Andy McCarthy graciously quotes my Washington Post column about the Gang of Six and its $3 trillion hidden tax hike, and asks if there is similar fuzzy tax ...

Let’s Give Thanks for the TSA

In the coming days, millions of Americans will travel to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday with family and friends. May I pose a novel idea? As we go through the airport ...

Not Tortured

The government won a significant victory yesterday when the judge at the military commission trying Omar Khadr at Guantanamo Bay ruled that Khadr’s confession to murdering Special Forces Sergeant First ...