George H.W. Bush

Superpowers Don't Get to Retire
What our tired country still owes the world
May 26, 2014

What our tired country still owes the world.

Joe Biden, the Most Powerful Vice President Since the Last Vice President
May 06, 2013

It's official: Joe Biden is history's most powerful veep. Just like all the others.

Don't Believe What Today's GOP Says About the Foreign Policy "Mainstream"
January 10, 2013

When Barack Obama nominated former Senator Chuck Hagel to be Secretary of Defense, I assume that he knew what he was getting into. The debate over Hagel’s nomination won’t be about whether he is qualified to run the Pentagon and to negotiate budgets with Congress, but about Hagel’s views on Israel and Iran. Initially, some of Hagel’s critics charged that he was an anti-Semite. But these charges rightfully met with derision.

Why Booker Stands a Chance of Beating Christie
December 13, 2012

It all comes down to the Dems.

The Illusory Power of Grover Norquist
November 27, 2012

Grover Norquist was never the reason Republicans resisted raising taxes.

No Matter Who Wins Today, the Electoral College Has to Go
November 05, 2012

The possibility of a split between the electoral and popular votes is another reminder that the Electoral College should be got rid of.

A Brief History Of “Trickle-Down Government”
October 17, 2012

Mitt Romney keeps talking about "trickle-down government." What does that mean?

WSJ Declares “Liar” Out Of Bounds
October 11, 2012

Romney is such a liar that his allies now say it's not okay ever to call anybody a liar.

The Tedious Accuracy of Jay Pharoah’s Obama Impersonation
September 16, 2012

Jay Pharaoh's Obama impersonation on Saturday Night Live is too realistic for its own good.

Nobody Likes Mitt
September 13, 2012

If Romney loses, it’ll be because voters don't like him. That doesn't mean they're being superficial.

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