The group blog of The New Republic
January 14, 2013
Several high-profile Democratic governors seem to think gun control is no longer an issue to avoid. Will they be proven right?
President Obama's doing an excellent job of getting himself into heaven, but that won't raise the debt limit.
January 11, 2013
Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt was always the "adult in the room." Now he's letting loose.
January 10, 2013
Why is the Google chairman bothering with Kim Jong-un? Don't look for a profit motive.
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.