President: We need to talk about China. Donald: Love China. Love the Chinese. President: They’re taking over the world. Donald: Don’t I know it. Everything is made in China. President: They’re tampering […]
Was Chuck Hagel scapegoated by a White House inner circle that he failed to penetrate? Was fired Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel simply a scapegoat for charges that the Obama presidency was […]
Even if you believe that the Syrian government or military used chemical weapons, it’s unclear who gave the order, but it matters. With Syria, the United States has been judge, jury, and […]
President Obama never gets tired of finding new ways to disappoint us. Yesterday, President Obama surprised the nation and the world when he announced that he would seek the approval of Congress […]
So much for the “coalition of the willing.” At the New York Times, Mark Landler, David Sanger, and Thom Shanker write of President Obama’s decision to strike Syria even though the British […]
As with Iraq, we’re casting due process aside in the rush to judgment. For once, the views of the New York Times editorial board and Focal Points align perfectly. From an op-ed […]
Is reflexive resistance to intervention in Syria the right reaction by progressives? As you’ve no doubt heard by now, using as a justification its conclusion that the Assad regime had killed 150 […]
Is barring Mitt Romney from the presidency a good enough reason to pass on voting for a dream ticket? This author has read every argument for why progressives should re-elect President Obama. […]
Thanks to fuzzy accounting, civilians killed in drone strikes are liable to be categorized as militants posthumously.
Meanwhile, negotiations with Iran could “delegitimize” diplomacy.