It was unusually satisfying to watch beauty contestant turned Bible-thumper Carrie Prejean crash and burn.
In pandering to the fanatical and the fearful – both religion and Republicanism may have compromised their future.
It should come as no surprise that there was not a single Republican vote for the $819 billion stimulus package that passed the House last night.
WASHINGTON — If Americans want to continue the Iraq war, then Sen. John McCain — the apparent Republican presidential candidate and relentless hawk — is their man.
I caught the political bug while in college in 1992, seduced by the charming optimism of Bill Clinton’s presidential campaign. At the time, I was interning as a radio news reporter at KQED in San Francisco. One of my assignments was to cover a Clinton visit. Although I was still […]
The Reagan administration had its pragmatists and its so-called ideologues. It had James Baker as well as Ed Meese.
The most impressive thing about Mitt Romney is his clarity of mind. When he set out to pursue is party’s nomination, he studied the contours of the Republican coalition and molded himself to its forms.
Has there ever been a more feckless, less respected religious figure than the “Arch-Baby” of Canterbury, the Most Rev. Rowan Williams? Liberals ignore him, conservatives walk over him and through his stunning lack of leadership he has lost control of the Anglican Church.
I have no idea who is going to win the Democratic presidential nomination, but lately I’ve been wondering whether, if it is Barack Obama, he might want to consider keeping Dick Cheney on as his vice president.
Over the past few weeks there have been a number of commentaries about Ronald Reagan’s legacy, specifically about whether he exploited the white backlash against the civil rights movement.