During his meteoric rise to the White House, President Obama was touted as a pragmatist -- one who overcomes ideology, transcends partisanship, and focuses on the practical and doable. The stunning repudiation of the president’s leadership on Nov. 4 exhibits the poverty of his brand of pragmatism.
Be careful when one uses the superlative case—best, most, -est, etc.—or evokes end-of-the-world imagery...
Clarity of purpose is only half of a winning political strategy. The other half involves a clear understanding of the possible. By Peter Berkowitz.
Dr. Harry Jaffa contrasts the contentious elections of 1800 and 1860, the latter of which prompted the secession of the South...
Allow me to introduce you to Heyward Robinson, the mayor of a small city in California...
Greece this past weekend saw the worst rioting since the debt crisis began. . . .
Mitt Romney appears to have changed his mind once again about the statewide health care program he enacted as governor of Massachusetts...
Although it is five months from publication, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's co-authored autobiography and political treatise has gone on sale for advance copies with a working title and an ambitious promise to provide a "bold vision for renewing the GOP and our nation." . . .
California’s gubernatorial recall election hasn’t yet materialized—much less been certified or scheduled for a vote—and we already have a casualty: Chamath Palihapitiya, a Silicon Valley billionaire who has sunk $100,000 into the effort to force a referendum on California governor Gavin Newson and who reportedly has flirted with the idea of throwing his hat in the ring, only to inform a podcast audience last week that his heart (and his business sense) just wasn’t in it.
Nimble private enterprise has risen to the pandemic challenge. Officialdom has not.