Olympics Defeat Will Hurt Obama

I will, with some hesitation, dissent from Jonah’s political analysis. My instinct is that the Chicago Olympics fiasco will hurt President Obama a fair amount and that it’s not an ...

‘He’s a worm’

My former boss and friend Bill Bennett is a man of many talents and many virtues, with loyalty being high among them. Bill was on CNN’s The Situation Room yesterday ...

A Trip to the Woodshed

In his column today, Bill McGurn, who was charged with providing adult supervision to Matt Latimer when he was in the White House, demolishes Latimer and his new “tell-all” book. ...

Remembering Irving Kristol

Just a word on the passing of Irving Kristol. Irving was a great man, a model and courageous public intellectual, and a giant in the conservative movement. He brought to it ...

A Telling Endorsement

Osama bin Laden has endorsed Jimmy Carter’s Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid and Stephen Walt and John J. Mearsheimer’s The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy. More could be said; but ...

Double Standard

Mark Salter, a supremely gifted writer, has a piece very worth reading, “The Media’s Pathetic Double Standard.” Salter’s core point is this: Today’s “birthers,” are no more offensive or weird than ...

Abrams v. Carter

My former White House colleague Elliott Abrams has now gone two rounds with former president Jimmy Carter on the matter of Israel and the Palestinians. They can be found here, ...