Hoover Daily Report
Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Big Lies in Politics

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, May 22, 2012

The fact that so many successful politicians are such shameless liars is not only a reflection on them, it is also a reflection on us...

Analysis and Commentary

A Book for Republicans

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Today's Republicans would do well to get a copy of [former Secretary of the Treasury Andrew] Mellon's book, which shows how demagoguery about "tax cuts for the rich" can be exposed for the nonsense that it is...

Analysis and Commentary

The Doubtful Constitutionality of ACTA as an Ex Ante Congressional-Executive Agreement

by Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Monday, May 21, 2012

While there is much at stake here, and while I think the scholars have the better of the legal argument, it is unlikely that a court will rule against the government...

Analysis and Commentary

When Marketable Minority Profiles Backfire

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Monday, May 21, 2012

That Barack Obama did not know that year in and year out his book bio was listing him as born in Kenya is absurd. Like Elizabeth Warren, he cynically gamed the system...

Analysis and Commentary

Mr. Romney, Tear Down This (Blue) Wall…

by Bill Whalenvia Advancing a Free Society
Monday, May 21, 2012

Can Mitt Romney win in November without making a dent in the big blue wall? Sure. The states add up to only 242 electoral votes. But obviously his chances improve if he were to remove at least one brick...

Analysis and Commentary

The Potemkin President Disintegrates

by Bruce Thorntonvia FrontPage Magazine
Monday, May 21, 2012

After nearly four years in office, the tinsel and cardboard persona of Barack Obama is starting to fall apart...

Analysis and Commentary

When voters go to the polls in November, even the Supreme Court hangs in the balance

by Clint Bolickvia Arizona Republic
Sunday, May 20, 2012

Ordinarily when we vote in presidential years, two branches of the federal government are up for grabs. But this year it's all three, for whoever wins the presidency also likely will win control of the U.S. Supreme Court...

Interviews
Interviews

Joseph McNamara on the Jason Lewis Show

with Joseph D. McNamaravia Jason Lewis Show
Monday, May 21, 2012

[Interview begins around 01:05]...

Interviews

Bill Whalen on the John Batchelor Show

with Bill Whalenvia John Batchelor Show
Monday, May 21, 2012

Guests: Co-Host John Avlon, CNN; David Drucker, Roll Call; McKay Coppins, Buzzfeed; Bill Whalen, Hoover; Bill Roggio, Long War Journal...

In the News
In the News

Corporations Are People, Too

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Jeffrey Toobin plays fast and loose in his assault on Citizens United...