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PostPartisan: November, 2011

Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 11/30/2011

Promise — and caution — as Hillary Clinton visits Burma

A fragile, yet hopeful moment for Burma.

By Fred Hiatt  |  12:35 PM ET, 11/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 11/30/2011

Herman Cain in a pickle with Ginger

Ginger White would not have come forward had the media not been tipped off to her existence.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  11:00 AM ET, 11/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:29 AM ET, 11/30/2011

End of the road for Cain?

Why is Gingrich getting a pass and he isn’t?

By Richard Cohen  |  08:29 AM ET, 11/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:00 PM ET, 11/29/2011

Support cools for the Tea Party and the GOP

A new poll from Pew Research Center shows the bloom is off the rose.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  06:00 PM ET, 11/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:07 PM ET, 11/29/2011

Europe at the abyss?

Moody’s sounds the alarm on a financial meltdown.

By Robert J. Samuelson  |  02:07 PM ET, 11/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 11/29/2011

Cain can’t White-wash affair with Ginger

My heart goes out to Gloria Cain.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  12:30 PM ET, 11/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:15 PM ET, 11/28/2011

Herman Cain flogs slavery theme to push his flawed ‘9-9-9’ plan

I really wish someone of stature in the Party of Lincoln would tell Cain to cool it.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  03:15 PM ET, 11/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:49 PM ET, 11/28/2011

Judge Jed Rakoff courageously rejects SEC-Citigroup settlement

Judge Jed Rakoff courageously rejects the SEC’s inadequate settlement with Citigroup.

By James Downie  |  01:49 PM ET, 11/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:18 PM ET, 11/28/2011

Newt climbs as GOP still Hunts for a credible nominee

None of the flavors of the month, including “just plain vanilla,” deserves to be taken seriously.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  01:18 PM ET, 11/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 11/25/2011

Okay, seriously, what is it about Mitt Romney’s hair?

His coif may reveal an insight into the man.

By Ruth Marcus  |  01:30 PM ET, 11/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 11/25/2011

Friday’s p-Op quiz: ‘Blitz’ edition

Did Ezra Klein call on the president to hit the “reset” button or the “easy” button?

By Jonathan Capehart  |  09:00 AM ET, 11/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:20 AM ET, 11/23/2011

Republican foreign policy debate winners: Romney and Gingrich

Everything you need to know about the debate — and some stuff you don’t.

By Stephen Stromberg  |  12:20 AM ET, 11/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:20 PM ET, 11/22/2011

Doug Schoen and Pat Caddell: The lost columns

The Democratic pollsters who called on Obama to step down have a larger body of work than previously suspected.

By James Downie  |  02:20 PM ET, 11/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 11/22/2011

Cain and the black vote: wishful thinking

He says that “as a descendant of slaves” he can garner a large share of black votes in the general election.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  12:05 PM ET, 11/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:10 AM ET, 11/22/2011

Put the supercommittee back to work

And this time, design a genuinely painful trigger.

By Robert J. Samuelson  |  11:10 AM ET, 11/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:26 AM ET, 11/22/2011

Tonight’s GOP debate: Who makes the next mistake?

Who will flub at tonight’s GOP debate?

By E.J. Dionne Jr.  |  09:26 AM ET, 11/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 11/21/2011

Newt Gingrich: master of meanness

He can be blunt — and he can be quietly cutting.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  04:30 PM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 11/21/2011

Herman Cain and a skeptical David Letterman

It was death by a thousand laughs.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  03:00 PM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:37 AM ET, 11/21/2011

S&P was right to be skeptical of the supercommittee

Given the impending failure of the supercommittee, S&P’s rationale for downgrade wasn’t far off the mark.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  10:37 AM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 11/18/2011

Friday’s p-Op quiz: ‘Okay, Libya’ edition

Did the Cain “campaign” really say the candidate decided to wing it on that Libya question?

By Jonathan Capehart  |  08:00 AM ET, 11/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:08 AM ET, 11/17/2011

Newt Gingrich, Washington Outsider

Why can’t everyone else see the strategic thinker for what he is?

By Richard Cohen  |  09:08 AM ET, 11/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:00 PM ET, 11/16/2011

Why doing nothing yields $7.1 trillion in deficit cuts

The math behind my column.

By E.J. Dionne Jr.  |  08:00 PM ET, 11/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:12 PM ET, 11/16/2011

Herman Cain: Get-over artist

Not having all the answers is one thing. Not having ANY answers is completely different.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  05:12 PM ET, 11/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 11/16/2011

Rick Perry’s Hail Mary policy pronouncements

Once the sugar high of his rhetoric wears off, you’re right to wonder how any of his proposals will change things.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  04:00 PM ET, 11/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:37 PM ET, 11/16/2011

Gingrich agonistes

There’s no word for this hypocrisy

By Charles Lane  |  03:37 PM ET, 11/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 11/15/2011

Herman Cain, Libya and his ‘9-9-9’ non sequitur

Daniel Drezner says he can only pick on an ignoramus so many times before it feels sadistic. I have no such qualms.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  05:00 PM ET, 11/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 11/15/2011

Cain: Nein, nein, nein

He just made his most devastating mistake yet. And it’s not about Libya. 

By E.J. Dionne Jr.  |  12:25 PM ET, 11/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 11/15/2011

Bloomberg’s disgraceful eviction of Occupy Wall Street

His actions may not be what a police state looks like, but they are certainly how one begins.

By James Downie  |  11:45 AM ET, 11/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 11/15/2011

On waterboarding: Let’s stick to the facts

Let’s stick to the facts.

By Marc A. Thiessen  |  10:44 AM ET, 11/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:06 AM ET, 11/15/2011

President Herman ‘Oops’ Cain (R-Land of Make-Believe)

He had no answer to a question anyone with half a brain should have seen coming.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  10:06 AM ET, 11/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:30 PM ET, 11/14/2011

‘Sissy pizza’ and the rhetorical excesses of Herman Cain

When you’re running to lead the free world, a filter is a must. As “sissy pizza” attests, Cain has none.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  05:30 PM ET, 11/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:56 PM ET, 11/14/2011

Americans like big business

A new study finds the public both corporatist and populist.

By Ruth Marcus  |  03:56 PM ET, 11/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:41 AM ET, 11/14/2011

The genius of Ben-Gurion

One Israeli leader recalls another’s greatness.

By Richard Cohen  |  10:41 AM ET, 11/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/14/2011

Herman Cain has a problem with women

New poll shows first concrete sign of trouble for his presidential ambitions.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:24 PM ET, 11/13/2011

By suspending Syria, Arab League finally breaks from its past

Arab League takes a stand for its citizens.

By David Ignatius  |  03:24 PM ET, 11/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:57 PM ET, 11/11/2011

Is it time for a GOP write-in campaign?

There is clearly space here for another candidacy

By E.J. Dionne Jr.  |  03:57 PM ET, 11/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 11/11/2011

Unhappy Valley

Even in Happy Valley, power corrupts

By Charles Lane  |  01:03 PM ET, 11/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:24 AM ET, 11/11/2011

Inexplicable: Cain rides high while Perry is on life support

We might have to wait for early-state voters to bring sense and clairty to the race.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  11:24 AM ET, 11/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 11/11/2011

Friday’s p-Op quiz: ‘Ain’t gonna happen’ edition

Who called Mitt Romney a “transvestocrat”?

By Jonathan Capehart  |  09:00 AM ET, 11/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:10 PM ET, 11/10/2011

Herman Cain jokes his way to the top

It’s only a matter of time before his supporters learn the joke’s on them.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  04:10 PM ET, 11/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 11/10/2011

Why the abduction of Wilson Ramos is no surprise

Venezuela is the crime capital of the Western hemisphere.

By Jackson Diehl  |  12:18 PM ET, 11/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 11/10/2011

People understand Romney’s ‘steadiness and constancy’? Really?

There’s plenty of evidence that he’s ideologically promiscuous and stays wedded to an idea until it no longer proves useful.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  10:30 AM ET, 11/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:49 AM ET, 11/10/2011

Romney wins because he’s not Perry or Cain

The four takeaways from Wednesday’s Republican debate.

By Stephen Stromberg  |  12:49 AM ET, 11/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:40 PM ET, 11/09/2011

Herman Cain’s delusional exercise in self-destruction

A lie detector test won’t be necessary to prove he’s aiding and abetting his own humiliation.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  01:40 PM ET, 11/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

Cain’s flailing blame game

He’s no Clinton or Palin.

By Michael Gerson  |  11:11 AM ET, 11/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:44 AM ET, 11/09/2011

Netanyahu’s people problem

Israel’s leader has a people problem.

By Richard Cohen  |  09:44 AM ET, 11/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:48 PM ET, 11/08/2011

Step away from Iowa, Mitt Romney

You should be trying to make the Hawkeye state irrelevant.

By Stephen Stromberg  |  04:48 PM ET, 11/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 11/08/2011

The Clinton lesson: Don’t count Huntsman out — yet

Hey, remember Jon Huntsman? Don’t count him out just yet.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  04:30 PM ET, 11/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:54 PM ET, 11/08/2011

Why do Sarkozy and Obama hate Netanyahu?

It’s hard to see why he would inspire so much animus from the two presidents now.

By Jackson Diehl  |  12:54 PM ET, 11/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 11/08/2011

Election 2012 defies all logic

Everything has been turned on its head. Nothing makes sense.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  12:20 PM ET, 11/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

Pre-spinning today’s elections

There’s a lot riding on Ohio, Virginia and Mississippi.

By E.J. Dionne Jr.  |  11:49 AM ET, 11/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:39 PM ET, 11/07/2011

Time for young people to vote

Voting in the off-years elections is the best way to get your government to notice you.

By Rachel Manteuffel  |  02:39 PM ET, 11/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:07 PM ET, 11/07/2011

Herman Cain harassment story was good journalism

He should’ve read up on the topic before his campaign started pushing it.

By Ruth Marcus  |  01:07 PM ET, 11/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:38 PM ET, 11/07/2011

‘Anne & Emmett,’ Cain and Powell

Powell embodies everything Cain is not.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  12:38 PM ET, 11/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/07/2011

From Bush to Cain: The disappearance of shame in foreign policy ignorance

Something has changed since George W. Bush flunked an on-camera foreign policy pop quiz.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:35 PM ET, 11/04/2011

Cain-related nastygrams: A view of my inbox

One of the mean missives I received this week.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  03:35 PM ET, 11/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 11/04/2011

Herman Cain’s ‘fortune cookie’ foreign policy approach to China

Forget what he said about nukes. Did you hear what he said about outgrowing China?

By Jonathan Capehart  |  09:00 AM ET, 11/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/04/2011

Friday’s p-Op quiz: ‘Our blacks’ - ‘Excuse me?!’ edition

Did Laura Ingraham really make the “our blacks,” “their blacks” argument to support Herman Cain against allegations of sexual harassment?

By Jonathan Capehart  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 11/03/2011

Green shoots of recovery for Obama 2.0

Looks like Obama 2.0 is starting to pay off.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  12:00 PM ET, 11/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:15 PM ET, 11/02/2011

Herman Cain campaign is an insult to my mother

He is profoundly unprepared for the stage upon which he struts (and sings).

By Jonathan Capehart  |  03:15 PM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 11/02/2011

Will Israel really attack Iran?

The Israeli media is all over a report of an imminent strike on nuclear facilities.

By Jackson Diehl  |  02:30 PM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:20 PM ET, 11/01/2011

Conservatives, Cain and blacks

After years of derision, stereotyping and crudeness, why the sudden fit of (paternalistic) concern, y’all?

By Jonathan Capehart  |  06:20 PM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:20 PM ET, 11/01/2011

Is flip-flopping really the problem with Romney? Not on climate change.

Not on climate change.

By Stephen Stromberg  |  03:20 PM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 11/01/2011

GOP 2012 field is no Democratic field of 2008

The field is a mosh pit of unsatisfying characters.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  03:00 PM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 11/01/2011

The Buffett tax

If the investor’s rule were implemented, what would be its consequences?

By Robert J. Samuelson  |  12:08 PM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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