My column today has my thoughts about Obama’s alleged “scandal trifecta” as of Friday morning, when I wrote it. My [...]]]>
Most of us rabid political partisans, whether lefties or righties, take special pleasure in citing what we see as the excessive rhetoric of certain people on the other side of the spectrum.
And so it is with me when [...]]]>
The RESULTS of a new CNN/ORC poll are mostly good news for [...]]]>
Stephanie Koontz, one of my favorite social historians, WARNS HERE about the potential pitfalls of [...]]]>
True enough, but there’s nothing all-natural about [...]]]>
Despite suggestions from such conservatives as Charles Krauthammer and Newt Gingrich to temper their [...]]]>
Wall Street Journal columnist Peggy Noonan, whose skillful way with words usually exceeds her grasp of the facts, waxed indignant the other [...]]]>
A Facebook friend of mine has dug up THIS WONDERFUL STORY from four years ago:
One morning back in 1977, I was having coffee with a certain prominent public official (an appointee, not a politician) whose judgment in most matters I usually respected.
Our conversation eventually turned to an upcoming local [...]]]>