Sheldon Adelson Has Finally Found an Issue He Can Truly Influence
November 19, 2013
Hint: It has nothing to do with Israel.
Bring Back Intrade! It’s A Perfect Reflection of Our Corruption.
September 24, 2013
According to a new academic study, reports Slate and a bunch of other places, a single trader was responsible for between $4 and $7 million in Intrade bets on Mitt Romney during the final two weeks of the 2012 election cycle.
Don't Let Chuck Hagel's Hardline Israel Critics Sink His Nomination
December 18, 2012
The former Republican senator deserves a fair shot to become the next Secretary of Defense.
The Super PAC Flameout
October 19, 2012
Democrats have been able to compete with the army of billionaire conservatives just fine—at least for now.
Tampa Dispatch: The GOP’s Ladies Room
August 29, 2012
TAMPA—Feeling a little addled by the mess of white tents, clueless volunteers, and hapless security of the GOP convention, ladies? Respite awaits at Tampa’s “Woman Up Pavilion,” a convention-week oasis located just a few doors down from the Hooters in a Tampa shopping center. Inside, guests can attend panels on social media and space exploration, or simply while away the time sipping signature cocktails—the “Lady Lemonade,” say, or the “Woman Uptini,” made of Grey Goose L’orange, triple sec, lime juice, and cranberry.
America on the Brink of Oligarchy
August 24, 2012
The Unheavenly Chorus: Unequal Political Voice and the Broken Promise of American Democracy By Kay Lehman Schlozman, Sidney Verba, and Henry E. Brady (Princeton University Press, 693 pp., $35) Oligarchy By Jeffrey A. Winters (Cambridge University Press, 323 pp., $29.99) The MoveOn Effect: The Unexpected Transformation of American Political Advocacy By David Karpf (Oxford University Press, 237 pp., $27.95) THIS IS A SEASON of political anxiety, and the source of that unease is not only the election and looming economic uncertainties.
Sheldon Adelson and the Jew Card
August 21, 2012
Can you criticize Republican mega-donor Sheldon Adelson without being accused of anti-Semitism?
Sheldon Adelson: No One Man Should Have All That Power
August 13, 2012
The sheer size of Sheldon Adelson's donations to Republican causes poses a real ethical quandary for Mitt Romney.
Jennifer Rubin on Bob Zoellick: How To Stroke An Angry Hawk
August 09, 2012
The uproar among conservatives yesterday over alarmingly pro-health care statements by Mitt Romney and his chief spokeswoman was not the only split that emerged on the right. There was also quite a stir among conservative foreign policy mavens over the announcement that Bob Zoellick, recently retired from leading the World Bank, would be overseeing the transition for national security should Romney win in November. This set off giant alarm bells within the neo-conservative camp, which regards Zoellick as a weak-kneed "realist," not least for his conciliatory stance toward China.