PostPartisan: Reagan


Posted at 02:22 PM ET, 10/24/2013

The U.S. is entering a new phase in the “cycle of history”

The nation is transitioning from a conservative phase to a liberal phase.

By Carter Eskew  |  02:22 PM ET, 10/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arthur Schlesinger, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, Kennedy, Ronald Reagan

Posted at 11:03 AM ET, 06/03/2013

A less-fragile economy

The long, long winter of America's economic discontent is finally thawing, just in time to help restore Obama's footing.

By Carter Eskew  |  11:03 AM ET, 06/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bush, Clinton, economy, irs, obama, Reagan

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 02/22/2013

The Insiders: Irrational panic in the Republican Party

Michael Gerson's assessment is right, but he may not have gone far enough.

By Carter Eskew  |  10:17 AM ET, 02/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Clinton, Reagan, Republican Party

Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 02/20/2013

Calling out Republican politicians

The policy gap between the parties, and whether Republicans will do something about it.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  02:31 PM ET, 02/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Marco Rubio, Mitt Romney, Republican Party, Republicans, Ronald Reagan

Posted at 10:43 AM ET, 02/19/2013

The Insiders: It isn't a fair fight

The relationship between the White House press corps and the administrations it covers needs to change.

By Carter Eskew  |  10:43 AM ET, 02/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arsenio, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Iran-Contra, Monica Lewinsky, president, Reagan, Reddit, Twitter, West Wing, White House, White House correspondent

Posted at 03:58 PM ET, 02/13/2013

Obama won't win the ideological battle -- just as Reagan didn't

Presidents don't change ideology. But if Obama and the Democrats implement policies that work, they'll have done something more important.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  03:58 PM ET, 02/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Ronald Reagan, State of the Union

Posted at 03:20 PM ET, 12/10/2012

Mr. President, forget a budget deal "legacy"

The president has a lot of reasonable motives for a bargain, but one really scary one.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  03:20 PM ET, 12/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, budget, George H.W. Bush, George W. Bush, Ronald Reagan