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PostPartisan: August, 2011

Posted at 07:17 PM ET, 08/31/2011

Obama-Boehner speech spat should worry Democrats

If the White House wanted to make the GOP look unreasonable, it failed spectacularly.

By James Downie  |  07:17 PM ET, 08/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:14 PM ET, 08/31/2011

Obama’s speech — on the next government spending crisis?

The president hearts the gas tax?

By Stephen Stromberg  |  05:14 PM ET, 08/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 08/31/2011

No debating Obama’s hard-core move on jobs plan [UPDATED]

We’ve heard these do-or-die speeches before. This one must not be deemed a waste of time.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  03:50 PM ET, 08/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 08/31/2011

If Perry is ‘dumb,’ why is he such a smart campaigner?

Not this brilliant campaigner.

By Marc A. Thiessen  |  01:45 PM ET, 08/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:42 PM ET, 08/31/2011

Obama’s fight: ‘Go big or go home’

Why he’ll follow through against the GOP.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  12:42 PM ET, 08/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:05 AM ET, 08/31/2011

Obama’s fight: Bad polls hold promise

Polls are bad now. Really bad. But some of them hold promise.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  11:05 AM ET, 08/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:56 PM ET, 08/30/2011

So Bachmann’s a diva?

At least that’s the label put on her.

By Kathleen Parker  |  04:56 PM ET, 08/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:07 AM ET, 08/30/2011

Perry leads in an older, Southern party

GOP demographics are working in his favor.

By E.J. Dionne Jr.  |  10:07 AM ET, 08/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:30 PM ET, 08/29/2011

Bush on 9/11: Wrong not to pushback on ‘tinhorn terrorist’ sooner

He should have come back to Washington sooner.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  05:30 PM ET, 08/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:23 PM ET, 08/29/2011

The Republican jobs plan: stop environmental regulations

Their jobs plan would eviscerate environmental regulations. And replace them with...?

By Stephen Stromberg  |  05:23 PM ET, 08/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:15 PM ET, 08/29/2011

Bush on 9/11: He was right to ‘project calm’

A nation with iconic buildings on fire need not see its leader with his hair on fire.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  03:15 PM ET, 08/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 08/29/2011

Bachmann talks to God — again [UPDATED]

Far too many people think they have a DM relationship with @TheAlmighty.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  08:45 AM ET, 08/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:07 PM ET, 08/28/2011

A body blow against al-Qaeda

The death of Atiyah Abd al-Rahman is a serious defeat for the terrorist group.

By David Ignatius  |  01:07 PM ET, 08/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:18 PM ET, 08/26/2011

Change of plans

Disaster has a way of shifting our priorities

By Colbert I. King  |  07:18 PM ET, 08/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:40 PM ET, 08/26/2011

Bernanke to Congress: Don’t replay the debt-ceiling debacle

Don’t replay the debt-ceiling debacle.

By Robert J. Samuelson  |  04:40 PM ET, 08/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:48 AM ET, 08/26/2011

Ninety years of a good life

On Ben Bradlee’s birthday, recalling his passion for fairness

By Richard Cohen  |  11:48 AM ET, 08/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 08/26/2011

Friday’s p-Op quiz: ‘Photo finish’ edition

Romney wants terrorists tried in U.S. courts on U.S. soil. True or false?

By Jonathan Capehart  |  09:00 AM ET, 08/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:06 PM ET, 08/25/2011

Mitt Romney’s position on climate change

Consistently timid?

By Stephen Stromberg  |  04:06 PM ET, 08/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 08/25/2011

Gaddafi loves Condi Rice

I cannot wait to hear what ‘Leeza’ has to say about his photo album.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  12:17 PM ET, 08/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 08/25/2011

Not sure Rick Perry’s poll vault will trump Mitt Romney

But I can’t shake that deja vu feeling that Romney will be back on top.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  10:30 AM ET, 08/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:35 PM ET, 08/24/2011

The scary thing about Rick Perry’s ‘frontrunner’ status

What does he have to say to repel GOP voters?

By Stephen Stromberg  |  05:35 PM ET, 08/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:18 PM ET, 08/24/2011

Fed up with Rick Perry’s homphobia

He’s in that crazy club that says gayness is akin to alcoholism.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  04:18 PM ET, 08/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 08/24/2011

‘Admit it’: Pataki for president is funny

‘Admit it . . . you laughed. And then you laughed a little louder.’

By Jonathan Capehart  |  01:03 PM ET, 08/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:15 PM ET, 08/23/2011

UPDATE: Romney flip-flop rebuttal on trying terrorists on U.S. soil

Campaign says my “premise is in error.” I beg to differ.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  07:15 PM ET, 08/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:23 PM ET, 08/23/2011

Earthquake? It’s Obama’s fault.

When disaster strikes, the online commentariate...shows the worst of itself.

By Stephen Stromberg  |  05:23 PM ET, 08/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:13 PM ET, 08/23/2011

Earthquake: When the glass shook

‘No Joke . . . will be one of those, ‘I remember where I was moments in time’.”

By Jonathan Capehart  |  03:13 PM ET, 08/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 08/23/2011

Sarah Palin’s star is (still) falling

Sarah Palin’s star in Iowa is dimming.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  02:00 PM ET, 08/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:57 AM ET, 08/23/2011

Romney flip-flop: Now he wants terrorist tried on U.S. soil

Trying the Lockerbie bomber on U.S. soil is fine by Romney.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  10:57 AM ET, 08/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

Bob Samuelson (and statistical abstract) appreciation day

I want to add my voice to the chorus of those who loved Robert Samuelson’s Monday column.

By E.J. Dionne  |  08:22 PM ET, 08/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:35 PM ET, 08/22/2011

Paul Ryan is smart not to run for president

The Republican Party loses another white knight.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  04:35 PM ET, 08/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:35 PM ET, 08/22/2011

Palin not so smart if she actually runs for president

If she runs, she’ll prove without a doubt that she’s not as smart as I think she is.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  03:35 PM ET, 08/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 08/22/2011

Cantor wrong. Obama clear on raising taxes on wealthy

When will he and Republicans start listening to the American people?

By Jonathan Capehart  |  09:47 AM ET, 08/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:47 PM ET, 08/21/2011

Gaddafi appears to be on his way out

Gaddafi appears to be on his way out.

By David Ignatius  |  04:47 PM ET, 08/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:32 PM ET, 08/19/2011

Basketbrawl in China

Why sports do not bring people together.

By Charles Lane  |  05:32 PM ET, 08/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:15 PM ET, 08/19/2011

Coburn, Obama and ‘dependency’

The senator should list the programs that provide “tremendous benefit” to black men.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  04:15 PM ET, 08/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:37 PM ET, 08/19/2011

The Kabul attack: Beyond the casualties

The damage goes beyond the deaths and destruction.

By David Ignatius  |  03:37 PM ET, 08/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 08/19/2011

Perry and the protesters: A report from the scene

A report from the scene

By Marc Thiessen  |  03:30 PM ET, 08/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:43 PM ET, 08/19/2011

Haley, You Can Do Better

Aren’t conservatives supposed to be against people casting themselves as victims?

By E.J. Dionne  |  02:43 PM ET, 08/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 08/19/2011

Stop pining for ‘President Hillary Clinton’

On this question, a writer wants those asking ‘to just shut up already.’

By Jonathan Capehart  |  09:00 AM ET, 08/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 08/19/2011

Friday’s p-Op quiz: ‘Unleash us’ edition

Is the cast of ‘Jersey Shore’ saying ‘unleash us’ to wear Abercrombie and Fitch?

By Jonathan Capehart  |  06:00 AM ET, 08/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:21 PM ET, 08/18/2011

Michele Bachmann’s bizarre gas-price fiction

Apparently, she can bend supply and demand to her will.

By Stephen Stromberg  |  02:21 PM ET, 08/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 08/18/2011

Don’t blame poverty for the London riots

It was not food that was being stolen, but flat screen TVs and other goodies.

By Richard Cohen  |  12:36 PM ET, 08/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 08/18/2011

Allen West is no Harriet Tubman

Stop with the slave imagery. You’ll never measure up and you trivialize your argument.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  11:55 AM ET, 08/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 08/18/2011

Maxine Waters and Congressional Black Caucus need to be ‘unleashed’

The complicated relationship between black lawmakers, their constituents and the president.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  09:46 AM ET, 08/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:25 AM ET, 08/18/2011

The Obama-Bush Doctrine

Announcing new proposals must wait until after Labor Day.

By Matt Miller  |  06:25 AM ET, 08/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:50 PM ET, 08/17/2011

Rick Perry’s politics of suspicion and accusation

The Texas governor’s politics of suspicion and accusation.

By Stephen Stromberg  |  07:50 PM ET, 08/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 08/17/2011

Police Chief Cathy Lanier’s ‘lazy policing’

The D.C. police chief’s comment tries to absolve a failure of leadership.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  12:15 PM ET, 08/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 08/17/2011

Not the merry pranksters

Why is the president taking a heartland tour in the visual equivalent of an armored hearse?

By Kathleen Parker  |  12:08 PM ET, 08/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:58 AM ET, 08/17/2011

Democrats win last two Wisconsin recalls

Democrats win last two Wisconsin recalls.

By E.J. Dionne Jr.  |  09:58 AM ET, 08/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 PM ET, 08/16/2011

Smiley ‘allergic’ to my poverty tour reaction

He says I’m ‘allergic to fact checking’ then trips over the facts himself.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  07:00 PM ET, 08/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:21 PM ET, 08/16/2011

Rick Perry and the ‘treason’ card

You wonder if Perry is determined to make George W. Bush seem like Hubert Humphrey

By E.J. Dionne  |  04:21 PM ET, 08/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:10 PM ET, 08/16/2011

Enter Rick ‘Dubya’ Perry

More alike than Perry may care to admit.

By Kathleen Parker  |  03:10 PM ET, 08/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 08/16/2011

Perry: People who disagree with me are 'treasonous'

Perry’s rant is a particularly low moment in American political debate.

By Stephen Stromberg  |  02:01 PM ET, 08/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:29 PM ET, 08/16/2011

Perry is wrong on Obama and the military

Never presume to speak for members of the armed forces.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  01:29 PM ET, 08/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:22 AM ET, 08/16/2011

Perry wrong to question Obama’s love of country

He has a lot of nerve questioning the patriotism of the president.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  11:22 AM ET, 08/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 08/16/2011

Smiley and West have too much baggage on poverty bus tour

Cornel West and Tavis Smiley have too much baggage to lead this discussion.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  06:30 AM ET, 08/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:21 PM ET, 08/15/2011

UPDATE: No Bert and Ernie nuptials

They ‘are best friends...they remain puppets and do not have a sexual orientation.’

By Jonathan Capehart  |  07:21 PM ET, 08/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 08/15/2011

Obama Gallup’s into danger zone at 39 percent approval

His 39 percent approval rating is a blip in time that shows he’s in serious trouble.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  12:23 PM ET, 08/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 08/15/2011

Pawlenty was doomed from the start

He did everything to catch fire, but the spark wasn’t there.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  07:00 AM ET, 08/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 08/14/2011

Is Rick Perry really the Republican who can win in 2012?

Is this really the Republican who can win a general election?

By Stephen Stromberg  |  12:26 PM ET, 08/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:50 PM ET, 08/13/2011

Bachmann-Perry Day: The GOP tilts right

In the Iowa Straw Poll, the GOP tilts right.

By E.J. Dionne Jr.  |  07:50 PM ET, 08/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 08/13/2011

Pre-spinning Ames

What to watch for from a ‘most meaningful meaningless event’

By E.J. Dionne Jr.  |  12:20 PM ET, 08/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:03 PM ET, 08/12/2011

A brilliant dissent in the health care ruling

Judge Stanley Marcus makes perfectly clear why the 11th Circuit majority reached far beyond its power.

By E.J. Dionne Jr.  |  08:03 PM ET, 08/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:21 PM ET, 08/12/2011

What Friday’s health-care ruling really means

It has perhaps only one major, practical consequence.

By Stephen Stromberg  |  03:21 PM ET, 08/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:21 PM ET, 08/12/2011

The deadly silence before Britain’s riots

A lot of Brits could certainly use a shot of reality.

By Courtland Milloy  |  01:21 PM ET, 08/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:53 AM ET, 08/12/2011

Gilligan’s GOP Island

Motley crew is short on substance.

By Ruth Marcus  |  07:53 AM ET, 08/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 08/12/2011

Friday’s p-Op quiz: ‘Diva party crasher’ edition

What did President Obama not say in Michigan yesterday?

By Jonathan Capehart  |  07:00 AM ET, 08/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:12 AM ET, 08/12/2011

What you need to know from Thursday’s Iowa Republican presidential debate

What you need to know from Thursday’s Iowa Republican presidential debate.

By Stephen Stromberg  |  12:12 AM ET, 08/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:30 PM ET, 08/11/2011

Iowa debate winners: Perry, Huntsman, Romney

Perry, Huntsman, Romney come out on top.

By E.J. Dionne Jr.  |  11:30 PM ET, 08/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:06 PM ET, 08/11/2011

GOP Debate Land

I didn’t recognize the America the GOP candidates described.

By Eugene Robinson  |  11:06 PM ET, 08/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:15 PM ET, 08/11/2011

Mr. President, go on vacation

Go to Martha’s Vineyard, but come back ready to fight.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  05:15 PM ET, 08/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:19 PM ET, 08/11/2011

DeMint: Most Americans are anti-American

A useless political expletive from an uncivil ideologue.

By Stephen Stromberg  |  04:19 PM ET, 08/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 08/11/2011

Sarah Palin crashes Iowa

Palin is set to crash Iowa. But, remember, she’s not running for president.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  11:49 AM ET, 08/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:33 AM ET, 08/11/2011

Who will take in Mubarak and Gaddafi?

Who will take in Mubarak and Gaddafi?

By Richard Cohen  |  10:33 AM ET, 08/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:36 PM ET, 08/10/2011

USA Today/Gallup poll: 47 percent would reelect Obama. Not bad.

With 47 percent saying they’d vote for him again, Obama isn’t on the road to forced retirement.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  06:36 PM ET, 08/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:04 PM ET, 08/10/2011

The GOP chooses its debt super-committee negotiators — poorly

These guys are supposed to find compromise?

By Stephen Stromberg  |  04:04 PM ET, 08/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:53 PM ET, 08/10/2011

No harm in letting Bert and Ernie get married

If Bert and Ernie get married, I’m so there!

By Jonathan Capehart  |  12:53 PM ET, 08/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:20 AM ET, 08/10/2011

Proselytizer in chief?

How will the evangelical Christian make his case to a diverse America?

By Colbert I. King  |  11:20 AM ET, 08/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 08/10/2011

Patty Murray belongs on the super committee

Questions about Patty Murray are legit, but not disqualifying.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  10:45 AM ET, 08/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:13 AM ET, 08/10/2011

Harry Reid’s path of least resistance

For the super-committee, Harry Reid picked Democrats who will defend the party line.

By Ruth Marcus  |  10:13 AM ET, 08/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:42 AM ET, 08/10/2011

Wisconsin’s bad losers

Why won’t the Democrats just accept defeat?

By Marc A. Thiessen  |  06:42 AM ET, 08/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:20 PM ET, 08/09/2011

Defining weird

Mitt Romney is only ‘weird’ if you were born after 1970.

By Kathleen Parker  |  06:20 PM ET, 08/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 08/09/2011

Labor’s challenge in the British riots

Labor’s Ed Miliband is condemning violence rather than the Conservative-led government’s social policies.

By E.J. Dionne Jr.  |  02:50 PM ET, 08/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 08/09/2011

A little perspective on S&P’s downgrade

It was not the only cause — and maybe not the main cause — of Monday's market plunge.

By Robert Samuelson  |  11:55 AM ET, 08/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:57 AM ET, 08/09/2011

Republicans and Democrats: Where are your economic plans?

The American people are starved for leadership. How much longer must they wait?

By Jonathan Capehart  |  10:57 AM ET, 08/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:24 PM ET, 08/08/2011

Remember the fallen in Afghanistan

Giving thanks for their service is the least we can do.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  04:24 PM ET, 08/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 08/08/2011

All eyes on Bachmann’s Newsweek cover photo

Where on earth is she looking this time?

By Jonathan Capehart  |  10:45 AM ET, 08/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:29 AM ET, 08/08/2011

The S&P downgrade is a much-needed kick in the pants

The downgrade should not have come as a surprise to anyone.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  06:29 AM ET, 08/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 08/05/2011

One way to fix the partisan acrimony in the battle over the economy and debt?

If Washington is the problem, here’s one suggestion.

By Stephen Stromberg  |  03:00 PM ET, 08/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:34 AM ET, 08/05/2011

NYT-CBS News poll: Obama is doing okay. Congress? Not so much

Given all that he’s been through, a 48 percent approval rating is damned impressive.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  11:34 AM ET, 08/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 08/05/2011

Friday’s p-Op quiz: ‘Satan sandwich’ edition

Was the effort to pass the debt-ceiling bill called ‘Operation Shady RAT’?

By Jonathan Capehart  |  08:00 AM ET, 08/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 08/04/2011

Congress responds to ‘slow clap’ to resolve FAA mess — for now

Nothing like public and presidential shaming to get Congress to do its job.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  05:00 PM ET, 08/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 08/04/2011

A ‘slow clap for Congress’ on this FAA mess

From ‘debtmageddon’ to ‘FAAmageddon,’ Congress is doing a bang-up job.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  12:32 PM ET, 08/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 08/04/2011

HIV/AIDS and the black community: a continued American tragedy

HIV/AIDS is a five-alarm fire among blacks, with young gay men bearing the brunt.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  11:02 AM ET, 08/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:55 AM ET, 08/04/2011

Dollar for dollar = balance

Cut a dollar of spending for every dollar we raise the debt limit.

By Marc A. Thiessen  |  07:55 AM ET, 08/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:37 PM ET, 08/03/2011

Time for Obama to be feared by the Tea Party

Obama needs to scare the Tea Party.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  02:37 PM ET, 08/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:13 PM ET, 08/03/2011

Can Hosni Mubarak get a fair trial?

So far, it doesn’t look like it.

By Jackson Diehl  |  02:13 PM ET, 08/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:37 PM ET, 08/03/2011

Paul Ryan attacks Obama, but GOP doesn’t have a ‘credible’ debt plan of its own

The Republicans didn’t have a ‘credible’ plan.

By Stephen Stromberg  |  01:37 PM ET, 08/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:56 AM ET, 08/03/2011

Mitch McConnell wrong on the ‘will of the people’

The will of the people didn’t work itself out. It got stomped.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  10:56 AM ET, 08/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:37 PM ET, 08/02/2011

Principled foolishness

Standing by your ideals should not include holding the nation hostage

By Kathleen Parker  |  06:37 PM ET, 08/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:12 PM ET, 08/02/2011

Deleted lines from Obama’s statement on the debt deal

Deleted lines from Obama’s statement on the debt deal.

By Stephen Stromberg  |  05:12 PM ET, 08/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:15 PM ET, 08/02/2011

The Tea Party isn’t interested in governing

Americans could tire of the recalcitrance of the Tea Party.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  04:15 PM ET, 08/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:04 PM ET, 08/02/2011

For the debt ‘super-committee,’ name Gabrielle Giffords as honorary chair

The super-committee faces a daunting task. It needs all the help it can get, including from an honorary chairman.

By Ruth Marcus  |  03:04 PM ET, 08/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:54 PM ET, 08/02/2011

Debt-ceiling drama: Default averted — finally

The deal Obama signs today is not perfect. The process that forged it was appalling.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  01:54 PM ET, 08/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:18 PM ET, 08/02/2011

Biden’s terrorist insult

His obvious flaw is foolishness, not viciousness.

By Michael Gerson  |  01:18 PM ET, 08/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:59 PM ET, 08/02/2011

Tea Party terror?

Progressive propaganda about the debt-limit deal.

By Charles Lane  |  12:59 PM ET, 08/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:34 PM ET, 08/01/2011

No, the 2012 elections won’t magically solve the debt debate

Visions of a grand, ideological alignment are just another excuse to delay compromise.

By Stephen Stromberg  |  07:34 PM ET, 08/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 08/01/2011

Mitt Romney fails the leadership test

Romney’s opposition to the debt deal is completely irresponsible.

By Ruth Marcus  |  11:36 AM ET, 08/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:29 AM ET, 08/01/2011

Danger of default: The week ahead

What this week could look like if the new debt deal doesn’t pass.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  07:29 AM ET, 08/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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