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PostPartisan: July, 2011

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 07/09/2011

Betty Ford’s contribution

She and her husband were critical in bringing the country together after profound divisions.

By E.J. Dionne Jr.  |  01:45 PM ET, 07/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 07/01/2011

Friday’s mega p-Op quiz: ‘You stay here’ edition

How are the Obama girls not like Congress?

By Jonathan Capehart  |  08:00 AM ET, 07/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:02 PM ET, 06/30/2011

Debt ceiling showdown: Assume the crash position

Assume the crash position and brace for impact.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  07:02 PM ET, 06/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:33 PM ET, 06/30/2011

A funny thing happened at the climate denier conference

One of the most unintentionally hilarious things I’ve seen in a while.

By Stephen Stromberg  |  12:33 PM ET, 06/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 06/30/2011

The real reason America’s playing debt ceiling roulette

The real reason America’s playing debt ceiling roulette.

By Robert J. Samuelson  |  12:17 PM ET, 06/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 06/30/2011

Obama right on the consequences of default

As he said yesterday, ‘The yellow light is flashing.’

By Jonathan Capehart  |  11:30 AM ET, 06/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 06/29/2011

The debt question Obama has to ask over and over

Are Republicans willing to risk economic turmoil to preserve tax breaks for corporate jets, hedge fund managers and oil companies?

By E.J. Dionne Jr.  |  03:40 PM ET, 06/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:18 PM ET, 06/29/2011

Don’t gut the Weather Service: Obama warns against cutting too much

Obama warns against cutting smart government spending.

By Stephen Stromberg  |  02:18 PM ET, 06/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 06/29/2011

Obama, ‘states rights’ and same-sex marriage

Not excusing, but putting in context what the president is saying and doing on gay marriage.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  09:45 AM ET, 06/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:09 PM ET, 06/28/2011

Two cheers for Germany

Its successful economic model shows how dysfunctional the U.S. version has become.

By Harold Meyerson  |  09:09 PM ET, 06/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:12 PM ET, 06/28/2011

Holy Tweet! The Pope is on Twitter

‘You never know when you’ll need to call on the Lord.’

By Jonathan Capehart  |  03:12 PM ET, 06/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 06/28/2011

Pawlenty: ‘Now is not the time to retreat’

Now is not the time to retreat from freedom’s rise.

By Marc A. Thiessen  |  01:03 PM ET, 06/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:57 PM ET, 06/28/2011

A thank-you for retiring Defense Secretary Gates

Thank you, Mr. Secretary, for bringing about an end to ‘don’t ask, don’t tell.’

By Jonathan Capehart  |  12:57 PM ET, 06/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:21 PM ET, 06/28/2011

Mitt Romney ad copies Margaret Thatcher

True, “the British invasion” worked with the Beatles and the Rolling Stones. But they were actually British.

By E.J. Dionne Jr.  |  12:21 PM ET, 06/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 06/28/2011

Michele Bachmann continues to pass the laugh test

You can’t deny she isn’t ready for prime time.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  12:00 PM ET, 06/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:20 PM ET, 06/27/2011

For Obama’s Aghan policy, a plurality of support

More Americans agree with his policy than with either his hawkish or his dovish critics. But if you combine the two camps of critics, more Americans disagree with him than agree.

By E.J. Dionne Jr.  |  06:20 PM ET, 06/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:53 PM ET, 06/27/2011

Bachmann handled ‘flake’ question just right

Bachmann’s handling of the question is what separates her from Sarah Palin.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  04:53 PM ET, 06/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:49 PM ET, 06/27/2011

Michele Bachmann confuses on gay marriage

She’s for states rights and for a constitutional amendment?

By Jonathan Capehart  |  03:49 PM ET, 06/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 06/27/2011

Same-sex marriage: Obama is not Cuomo — part II

What has to happen if Obama is to bring to the nation what Cuomo brought to New York.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  12:08 PM ET, 06/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:10 AM ET, 06/27/2011

Same-sex marriage: Obama is not Cuomo — part I

Cuomo had advantages as governor that Obama doesn’t have as president.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  10:10 AM ET, 06/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:12 AM ET, 06/25/2011

Al Gore strikes back in Rolling Stone article

Why don’t Americans trust climate scientists?

By Conor Williams  |  09:12 AM ET, 06/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:49 PM ET, 06/24/2011

The U.S. does not need to copy Germany

Booming, but not a model for the U.S.

By Charles Lane  |  05:49 PM ET, 06/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 06/24/2011

Friday’s p-Op Quiz: ‘In-and-out’ edition

Who did Ezra Klein say is ‘putting personal power before country,’ and why?

By Jonathan Capehart  |  08:00 AM ET, 06/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:24 PM ET, 06/23/2011

Eric Cantor’s deception on the budget talks

His walkout over the budget talks screams of phoniness.

By Matt Miller  |  05:24 PM ET, 06/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:53 PM ET, 06/23/2011

Why Romney is crowing about ‘Whitey’

The arrest is good news for the GOP presidential candidate.

By E.J. Dionne Jr.  |  03:53 PM ET, 06/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 06/23/2011

Military leaders know Obama’s decision is a disaster

The entire military leadership believes the president’s decision is a mistake.

By Robert Kagan  |  01:30 PM ET, 06/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:57 PM ET, 06/23/2011

The Philippines and Japan want U.S. help in dealing with China’s aggression

Will Obama turn America inward as China turns more assertive?

By Fred Hiatt  |  12:57 PM ET, 06/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 06/23/2011

Obama’s Afghanistan exit

President Obama’s doomed attempt to refine war.

By Charles Lane  |  12:03 PM ET, 06/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:23 AM ET, 06/23/2011

Huntsman isn’t ‘evolving’ on gay marriage like Obama

His support for civil unions instead of marriage has me putting down my pom-poms.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  10:23 AM ET, 06/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:31 PM ET, 06/22/2011

What Obama didn’t say about leaving Afghanistan

Obama left a lot unsaid.

By Eugene Robinson  |  09:31 PM ET, 06/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:26 PM ET, 06/22/2011

President Obama’s Afghanistan speech confirms America’s decline

The president said so Wednesday night.

By Richard Cohen  |  09:26 PM ET, 06/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:10 PM ET, 06/22/2011

Obama: The postwar era begins now

In Afghanistan, he declares victory along with withdrawal

By Jackson Diehl  |  09:10 PM ET, 06/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:39 PM ET, 06/22/2011

The decisiveness in Obama’s Afghanistan speech

He made an ambivalent policy more decisive.

By David Ignatius  |  08:39 PM ET, 06/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:55 PM ET, 06/22/2011

The missing economic arguments

It’s a big part of the economic arguments we’re not having.

By E.J. Dionne Jr.  |  04:55 PM ET, 06/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:58 PM ET, 06/22/2011

Gingrich campaign, end the suffering

He continues with a presidential bid that is this side of sad.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  01:58 PM ET, 06/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:51 AM ET, 06/22/2011

Sarah Palin parks ‘One Nation’ bus tour

I’ll keep saying it until I’m proven wrong: She is not running for president.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  10:51 AM ET, 06/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:20 PM ET, 06/21/2011

Reflections of Obama in Huntsman message

Will the GOP buy his much-needed message?

By Jonathan Capehart  |  02:20 PM ET, 06/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 06/21/2011

Jon Huntsman joins the Republican race for president

An intriguing candidate joins the GOP field.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  09:37 AM ET, 06/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:26 AM ET, 06/21/2011

Huntsman could be Republicans’ Obama

He might be the only one who can beat the president at his own game.

By Alexander Heffner  |  09:26 AM ET, 06/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 06/20/2011

John McCain fans the fires of immigration intolerance in Arizona

He cites ’substantial evidence’ that illegal immigrants set the Arizona wildfires; in fact, there is none.

By Lee Hockstader  |  02:02 PM ET, 06/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:32 PM ET, 06/20/2011

Herman Cain’s conniption over Muslim question

He better get used to questions about his absurd stance on Muslims.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  01:32 PM ET, 06/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 06/20/2011

Sorry, multinational tax break seekers

Tax breaks are not the best way to bring the money home.

By Matt Miller  |  12:08 PM ET, 06/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:54 AM ET, 06/20/2011

Biden deficit talks benefit from Weiner scandal

The obsessive focus on Weiner may have given budget talks much needed breathing room.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  09:54 AM ET, 06/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:43 PM ET, 06/19/2011

Michele Bachmann’s bizarre attack on Obama and Obamacare

With her running, it seems we’ll see if shallow conspiracies really work in the GOP primary.

By Stephen Stromberg  |  08:43 PM ET, 06/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:27 AM ET, 06/17/2011

Garry Kasparov has a suggestion

One of the greatest chess players of all time suggests a move in the game of geopolitics.

By Fred Hiatt  |  09:27 AM ET, 06/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:01 AM ET, 06/17/2011

Friday’s p-Op quiz: ‘Back to basics’ edition

In whose opinion is the ear the most under-utilized part of a politician’s anatomy?

By Jonathan Capehart  |  07:01 AM ET, 06/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:00 PM ET, 06/16/2011

Weiner begins comeback

The stage may soon be set for another American redemption story

By E.J. Dionne Jr.  |  06:00 PM ET, 06/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:31 PM ET, 06/16/2011

The Anthony Weiner scandal: A continuation of childish things

Is this really the most important thing that happened today?

By Stephen Stromberg  |  03:31 PM ET, 06/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 06/16/2011

The good news in a toilet-paper prank

Old-fashioned TP’ing doesn’t seem so bad.

By Ruth Marcus  |  02:50 PM ET, 06/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:40 PM ET, 06/16/2011

Weiner resignation: squandered political promise

Another New York politician squanders abundant political promise.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  02:40 PM ET, 06/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 06/16/2011

Anthony Weiner: anatomy of a resignation

His career death by a thousand clicks ends today.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  12:03 PM ET, 06/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:55 PM ET, 06/15/2011

Peter King’s hearings are incomplete

What the next probe of homegrown terrorism should cover.

By Alexander Heffner  |  05:55 PM ET, 06/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:10 PM ET, 06/15/2011

Hugh Hefner can marry — again — but gays can’t?!

Why doesn’t DOMA outlaw this sort of idiocy?

By Jonathan Capehart  |  05:10 PM ET, 06/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:03 PM ET, 06/15/2011

Where the sun don’t shine

Collective bargaining where the sun don’t shine.

By Charles Lane  |  02:03 PM ET, 06/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 06/15/2011

Are we stumbling into another recession?

There are some eerie parallels between now and 1937.

By Robert J. Samuelson  |  12:01 PM ET, 06/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:06 AM ET, 06/15/2011

‘Do the right thing’ on same-sex marriage bill in New York

One vote away from marriage equality in the Empire State.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  10:06 AM ET, 06/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 06/15/2011

The pieces to a national strategy for kids

The country doesn’t have one.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  09:32 AM ET, 06/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:28 PM ET, 06/14/2011

The Leaf: electric, except when it’s diesel?

In case of range anxiety, call for back-up.

By Charles Lane  |  02:28 PM ET, 06/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:23 PM ET, 06/14/2011

Gays not welcome in the GOP

No one said, ‘No gays allowed!’ But they might as well have.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  01:23 PM ET, 06/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 06/14/2011

Will the GOP nominate a dove?

Presidential candidates attack Obama on Libya.

By Jackson Diehl  |  12:00 PM ET, 06/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:43 AM ET, 06/14/2011

In Cain’s world, ‘Muslim’ is the new ‘black’

‘Muslim’ is the new ‘black.’

By Jonathan Capehart  |  11:43 AM ET, 06/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 06/14/2011

Tim Pawlenty running for vice president?

Why did the candidate abandon a clever attack line?

By Jonathan Capehart  |  09:00 AM ET, 06/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 06/14/2011

Will Obama trade away land conservation in budget talks?

A former Clinton official worries that he will give up powers to protect natural treasures.

By Stephen Stromberg  |  07:00 AM ET, 06/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:25 PM ET, 06/13/2011

GOP debate winner: Michele Bachmann

She looked at ease and not crazy.

By E.J. Dionne Jr  |  11:25 PM ET, 06/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:07 PM ET, 06/13/2011

The GOP debate in New Hampshire: A digest

Some of the highlights.

By Stephen Stromberg  |  10:07 PM ET, 06/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:24 PM ET, 06/13/2011

How will Romney respond to ‘Obamneycare’ tonight?

How will Romney respond to Obamneycare tonight?

By Marc A. Thiessen  |  05:24 PM ET, 06/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 06/13/2011

The factors at play in Anthony Weiner’s potential demise

He’d have to be blind to not see the blinking, neon writing on the wall.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  01:46 PM ET, 06/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 06/13/2011

What to look for in the GOP debate

Expect multiple mini-contests.

By E.J. Dionne Jr.  |  01:35 PM ET, 06/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 06/13/2011

Anthony Weiner’s career death by a thousand clicks

Just when you thought it couldn’t get any worse — it does.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  10:40 AM ET, 06/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 06/10/2011

Tim Pawlenty’s $11.6 Trillion Tax Cut

Yes, you read that right.

By Ruth Marcus  |  03:30 PM ET, 06/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 06/10/2011

Friday’s p-Op quiz: ‘Call somebody else’ edition

Who does Eugene Robinson think is a fraud with charisma?

By Jonathan Capehart  |  08:00 AM ET, 06/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:23 PM ET, 06/09/2011

Mutiny on the Gingrich ‘campaign’

A campaign with more calamities than Broadway’s “Spider-Man.”

By Jonathan Capehart  |  04:23 PM ET, 06/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:22 PM ET, 06/09/2011

Loving v. Virginia gives hope for same-sex marriage

A 44-year-old Supreme Court ruling gives hope for marriage equality.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  03:22 PM ET, 06/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:27 PM ET, 06/09/2011

Rollins slap at Palin shows Bachmann isn’t afraid of a fight

Why shouldn’t Palin be attacked for being ‘not serious’?

By Jonathan Capehart  |  01:27 PM ET, 06/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:32 PM ET, 06/08/2011

The Anthony Weiner scandal doesn’t merit a ‘-gate’

Adding the suffix ‘-gate’ has become an easy — and misleading — way to denote political scandal.

By Alexander Heffner  |  05:32 PM ET, 06/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 06/08/2011

Is a short-term default by the U.S. ‘stupid’?

Let’s hope we don’t get to that point.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  03:34 PM ET, 06/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:27 PM ET, 06/08/2011

Anthony Weiner must go

There are necessarily higher standards for people elected to positions of public trust.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  12:27 PM ET, 06/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:59 PM ET, 06/07/2011

The Palestinians’ trick answer to Obama

They accept new negotiations — with one catch.

By Jackson Diehl  |  04:59 PM ET, 06/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 06/07/2011

GM: To sell or not to sell?

Taking stock of the bailout’s ultimate price.

By Charles Lane  |  04:30 PM ET, 06/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:05 PM ET, 06/07/2011

Merkel’s flip-flop logic

Why it’s not as crazy as it seems.

By Charles Lane  |  04:05 PM ET, 06/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 06/07/2011

Taking a break from Sarah Palin to praise Andrew Gold

You know Andrew Gold. You just don’t know you know him.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  03:30 PM ET, 06/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 06/07/2011

How NOT to control health spending

President Obama’s plans aren’t nearly as impressive as they sound.

By Robert J. Samuelson  |  12:03 PM ET, 06/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 06/07/2011

Anthony Weiner must resign — if he broke House ethics rules

Should he stay in Congress? I’m not so sure.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  11:36 AM ET, 06/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:09 AM ET, 06/07/2011

The scandal no one is talking about

It’s the Republican obstruction of President Obama.

By E.J. Dionne Jr.  |  10:09 AM ET, 06/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:33 AM ET, 06/07/2011

Anthony Weiner: Raw meat for the media

Anthony Weiner’s spectacle of a news conference.

By Richard Cohen  |  09:33 AM ET, 06/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:06 PM ET, 06/06/2011

Anthony Weiner’s apology-fest

Have you received one yet? If not, you haven’t been listening.

By Dana Milbank  |  08:06 PM ET, 06/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:48 PM ET, 06/06/2011

Anthony Weiner comes clean on photos

He revealed that he was indeed that dumb.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  05:48 PM ET, 06/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:32 PM ET, 06/06/2011

What might Anthony Weiner say at 4 p.m.?

Four possibilities of what he’ll say come to mind right away.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  03:32 PM ET, 06/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:14 PM ET, 06/06/2011

What gun and dance enthusiasts have in common

Gun rights advocates and dancing protesters have a lot in common.

By Eva Rodriguez  |  02:14 PM ET, 06/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 06/06/2011

New Anthony Weiner photos demand answers — now

The new Breitbart photos demand an answer.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  02:10 PM ET, 06/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:48 PM ET, 06/05/2011

Is President Obama intentionally raising gas prices?

Haley Barbour’s criticisms of the president: confused, misleading, or both.

By Stephen Stromberg  |  11:48 PM ET, 06/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:42 PM ET, 06/03/2011

Romney’s shifting target: $300 billion here, $300 billion there

Mitt has apparently now decided he’s okay with Uncle Sam spending $300 billion a year more than he thought made sense six months ago.

By Matt Miller  |  10:42 PM ET, 06/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:25 PM ET, 06/03/2011

Palin rewrites the midnight ride of Paul Revere

Certain stars should stay away from talking about history, too.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  05:25 PM ET, 06/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:39 PM ET, 06/03/2011

A reality check on the auto bailout

A reality check on the auto bailout.

By Charles Lane  |  03:39 PM ET, 06/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:55 PM ET, 06/03/2011

Justice Department overreaching in John Edwards’s case

John Edwards is a skank, but his actions weren’t criminal.

By Ruth Marcus  |  12:55 PM ET, 06/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:41 AM ET, 06/03/2011

Palin sputters nonsense about Geithner’s debt-ceiling warnings

Another example of why certain stars shouldn’t dabble in politics.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  10:41 AM ET, 06/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 06/03/2011

Friday’s p-Op quiz: ‘Certitude’ edition

Who was accused of ‘pathological political exhibitionism’?

By Jonathan Capehart  |  08:00 AM ET, 06/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:26 PM ET, 06/02/2011

Moody’s U.S. downgrade warning: the fiscal rapture cometh?

Tomorrow promises to be an ugly day for the economy.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  04:26 PM ET, 06/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:10 PM ET, 06/02/2011

The government has finally killed the food pyramid

But will Republicans keep the government from doing more to fight obesity?

By Stephen Stromberg  |  03:10 PM ET, 06/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 06/02/2011

Mitt Romney finds his moment

Why he is a better candidate in 2012 than he was in 2008.

By Michael Gerson  |  02:50 PM ET, 06/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:25 AM ET, 06/02/2011

‘Weinergate’ theory: private photo, public embarrassment

Could he be a tech-savvy, red-blooded man who opted to show rather than tell?

By Jonathan Capehart  |  11:25 AM ET, 06/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:39 AM ET, 06/02/2011

Anthony Weiner’s odd reality

I live in a strange place and understand just a piece of what’s going on.

By Richard Cohen  |  09:39 AM ET, 06/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:34 PM ET, 06/01/2011

Freshman Republican snubs President Obama’s budget confab

Landry said he ‘respectfully’ declined Obama’s invitation, but there was little respectful about it.

By Stephen Stromberg  |  05:34 PM ET, 06/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 06/01/2011

‘The End of Anger’ on race? Ellis Cose says yes

Author says, ‘There is a hugely different sense of hope and optimism now.’

By Jonathan Capehart  |  03:00 PM ET, 06/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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