Democrats to Participate in GOP Benghazi Committee—Here's Why it's a Big Mistake
May 21, 2014

The idea that Democrats' very presence on the Benghazi committee will amount to a check on overreach is oddly blind to the events of the past year and a half.

How Much Money Can Republicans Raise Off Benghazi? Ask Darrell Issa
May 11, 2014

No one is better at turning hyped-up scandal into campaign cash.

How to Tell the GOP's Benghazi Obsession Is Pure Opportunism
May 08, 2014

If John Boehner and his leadership team genuinely believe the things the Benghazi conspiracy theorists believe, then they're treating the issue in an incredibly strange way.

The GOP's Benghazi Committee Chairman Seems Unfamiliar With What Happened on the Day of the Attack
May 07, 2014

It's frightening how likely it is that the chairman of the Benghazi committee has actually written the non-Benghazi events of September 11, 2012 and the days thereafter out of existence in his mind.

The D.C. Press Corps Is Suffering From Benghazi Stockholm Syndrome
May 05, 2014

In covering the story as a political scandal, just as Republicans want them to, the only scalps the media has really collected are their own.

The GOP's Benghazi Obsession Returns With a Vengeance. Pay Attention, Hillary.
May 02, 2014

Republicans aren't going to let Benghazi go until they find that it doesn't serve as a liability against Hillary Clinton.

American Power Is Waning Because Washington Won't Stop Quarreling
March 10, 2014

The economy is a long-term problem, but that's not what prevents the U.S. from enacting its interests abroad.

The NSA Scandal Was Good for Obama
June 24, 2013

The story about extensive National Security Agency monitoring of electronic communications blew through Washington with hurricane force. And, like a hurricane, it fully consumed the attention of just about everybody who fell within its path.

Big-Government Liberalism Is Not to Blame for These Scandals
May 16, 2013

The IRS case shows that bad laws can have conservative roots, too.