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Published August 7th, 2014 - 9:08PM
If this is just a trial balloon, the time to shoot it down is now.
Published August 1st, 2014 - 12:00AM
Whatever his intent, Kerry legitimized Hamas’ war criminality.
Published July 25th, 2014 - 7:06AM
He believes that, in the end, such primitive 19th-century notions as conquest are self-defeating. History sees to their defeat.
Published July 17th, 2014 - 5:00PM
Israel accepts an Egyptian-proposed Gaza cease-fire; Hamas keeps firing. Hamas deliberately aims rockets at civilians; Israel painstakingly tries to avoid them, actually telephoning civilians in the area and dropping warning charges, so-called roof knocking.
Published April 11th, 2014 - 11:54AM
WASHINGTON — Two months ago, a petition bearing more than 110,000 signatures was delivered to The Washington Post demanding a ban on any article questioning global warming. The petition arrived the day before publication of my column, which consisted of precisely that heresy.
Published December 13th, 2013 - 6:10AM
WASHINGTON — In explaining the disastrous rollout of Obamacare, President Obama told Chris Matthews he had discovered that “we have these big agencies, some of which are outdated, some of which are not designed properly.”
Published November 11th, 2013 - 8:51AM
The Obamacare website doesn’t work. Hundreds of thousands of insured Americans are seeing their plans summarily terminated. Millions more face the same prospect next year. Confronted with a crisis of governance, how does President Obama respond?
Published July 12th, 2013 - 7:35AM
The conventional wisdom evolves. Yesterday, Washington was merely broken, gridlocked, dysfunctional. The passive voice spread the blame evenly. Today it’s agreed that Republican obstructionism is the root of all evil — GOP resistance having now escalated to nihilism and indeed sabotage.
Published July 5th, 2013 - 6:39AM
The economy stagnates. Syria burns. Scandals lap at his feet. China and Russia mock him, even as a “29-year-old hacker” revealed his nation’s spy secrets to the world.
Published June 28th, 2013 - 7:11AM
Under the Defense of Marriage Act, the federal government does not recognize same-sex marriages even in states that have legalized it. This week, the Supreme Court ruled DOMA unconstitutional.
Published June 24th, 2013 - 3:29PM
The war in Syria, started by locals, is now a regional conflict, the meeting ground of two warring blocs.
Published June 14th, 2013 - 7:04AM
Thirty-five years ago in United States v. Choate, the courts ruled that the Postal Service may record “mail cover,” i.e., what’s written on the outside of an envelope — the addresses of sender and receiver.
Published May 17th, 2013 - 7:05AM
Note to GOP re Benghazi: Stop calling it Watergate, Iran-contra, bigger than both, etc. First, it might well be, but we don’t know. History will judge. Second, overhyping will only diminish the importance of the scandal if it doesn’t meet presidency-breaking standards. Third, focusing on the political effects simply plays into the hands of Democrats desperately claiming that this is nothing but partisan politics.
Published May 10th, 2013 - 7:05AM
You know you’re in trouble when you can’t even get your walk-back story straight. Stung by the worldwide derision that met President Barack Obama’s fudging and fumbling of his chemical-weapons red line in Syria, the White House leaked to The New York Times that Obama’s initial statement had been unprepared, unscripted and therefore unserious.
Published May 6th, 2013 - 7:02AM
WASHINGTON – Fate is fickle, power cyclical, and nothing is new under the sun. Especially in Washington, where after every election the losing party is sagely instructed to confess sin, rend garments and rethink its principles lest it go the way of the Whigs. And where the victor is hailed as the new Caesar, facing an open road to domination.


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