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A Victory for Demagoguery

December 10, 2012 - 6:00pm

I'm in the camp that believes Republicans have no choice but to agree to raise taxes on the top 2 percent of earners. The party has been successfully caricatured as the servant of the rich.

Single Belles, Single All the Way

December 6, 2012 - 6:00pm

Discussing the role of single people in the election of 2012 on my weekly podcast with Jay Nordlinger "Need to Know" (available on or, your humble columnist chose the insensitive way to address it.

Republicans and Mad Max

December 3, 2012 - 6:00pm

The incomparable Walter Russell Mead, writing in the American Interest, offered a glimpse into the coming dystopia:

Sore Winners

November 26, 2012 - 6:00pm

Post-election season is a time for healing, for putting aside the rancor of a long campaign and rediscovering what unites us. It has not been that way this year.

What Price 'Fairness'?

November 20, 2012 - 6:00pm

Realistic Republicans understand that President Obama and the Democrats head into fiscal cliff negotiations in a far stronger bargaining position now than in 2011.

Best Foot Forward?

November 15, 2012 - 6:00pm

Our large cruise ship sailed within view of Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, as a gathering of conservatives sponsored by National Review magazine considered the wreckage of the 2012 election.

Why Mitt Romney Lost the Hispanic Vote

November 9, 2012 - 6:00pm

The pundit world will now eviscerate Mitt Romney, a man who, had he garnered just a few hundred thousand more votes in a few key districts, would have been hailed as a political genius.

The Polls That Ate the Presidential Contest

November 5, 2012 - 6:00pm

"I don't know," a very wise and skeptical Washington political analyst confided to me on Sunday as I limned the Romney victory I foresee. "I'd like to believe it," she said, "but I have to overlook a lot. If you're right, then a whole lotta state polls have to be wrong."

Benghazi: Symbol of Obama's Leadership

October 29, 2012 - 7:00pm

The first statements from the Obama administration about what happened in Benghazi seemed plausible.

Neville Obama

October 22, 2012 - 6:00pm

"If you want peace, prepare for war." -- Ancient Roman wisdom





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