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Right Turn: September, 2012

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 09/30/2012

MSM: Hey, the president dissembled on Libya

Media start digging to get to the bottom of the cover-up

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:15 AM ET, 09/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Media, National Security

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 09/30/2012

Romney’s route to the presidency

Romney’s path to 270 electoral votes

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 09/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 09/30/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 09/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Bits

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 09/28/2012

Friday question

Economic argument.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:00 PM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Friday question

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 09/28/2012

Panetta irate over sequestration

Why is Leon Panetta so upset?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:13 PM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 09/28/2012

Netanyahu explains Iran to the U.S. voters

A red line for Iran, and for Obama.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:30 AM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Iran, Israel

Posted at 11:11 AM ET, 09/28/2012

The Romney campaign is better, but not good enough

Is it going to pull it together?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:11 AM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Conservative movement

Posted at 08:52 AM ET, 09/28/2012

Obama’s economic fatalism

Obama made bad policy choices.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:52 AM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Economy

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 09/28/2012

Obama gets no help on his Libya debacle

Officials want no part in the White House cover-up.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, National Security, Media

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 09/28/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Bits, Morning Bits

Posted at 05:10 PM ET, 09/27/2012

Reality intrudes into the campaign

Can he keep the campaign away from facts?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:10 PM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 09/27/2012

The Libya facts: Will Romney use them?

Will Romney seize the moment?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:46 PM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:28 AM ET, 09/27/2012

Economic plunge — will it matter?

The economy is tanking, not recovering.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:28 AM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 09/27/2012

Obama debate questions

A dozen questions he should practice answering.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:30 AM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 09/27/2012

Romney and Ryan get specific

Romney and Ryan explain their agenda.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:45 AM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 09:24 AM ET, 09/27/2012

Did Obama lie about the embassy attacks?

The president’s cover story on Libya is blown.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:24 AM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, National Security

Posted at 09:22 AM ET, 09/27/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:22 AM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Bits

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 09/25/2012

Open thread

Back on Thursday.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:00 PM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:56 PM ET, 09/25/2012

Romney-Ryan go on offense regarding foreign policy

Romney and Ryan go after Obama.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:56 PM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:14 PM ET, 09/25/2012

Obama’s speech at the United Nations

An awful speech, a confused world view.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:14 PM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:56 AM ET, 09/25/2012

Reid and Obama can do no wrong

Why do Reid and Obama get a pass?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:56 AM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:50 AM ET, 09/25/2012

Obama’s confused foreign policy

We sit for Ahmadinejad and deliver a video review to Pakistan.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:50 AM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 09/25/2012

Six more weeks, a zillion more news cycles

Six weeks is an eternity.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Media

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 09/25/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Bits

Posted at 05:07 PM ET, 09/24/2012

The problem with ‘redistribution’

The Romney campaign explains why it is a philosophy that inhibits growth.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:07 PM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Economy

Posted at 04:35 PM ET, 09/24/2012

Romney slams Obama on foreign policy

Candidate goes on offense on Obama’s foreign policy.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:35 PM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, foreign policy

Posted at 01:57 PM ET, 09/24/2012

Is Ed Gillespie pulling the Romney campaign together?

Ed Gillespie takes charge, a message emerges.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:57 PM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 12:59 PM ET, 09/24/2012

Friday question answered

What matters?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:59 PM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Friday question

Posted at 12:11 PM ET, 09/24/2012

Can the GOP beat Obama with its ground game?

GOP registrations are way up in key states.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:11 PM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 09/24/2012

Obama: Not as advertised

Not this president.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:30 AM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 09/24/2012

Obama’s ‘60 Minutes’ wipeout

Is he actually doing debate prep?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:45 AM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 09/24/2012

Will Hillary Clinton be blamed for the embassy attacks?

The blame game begins

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:45 AM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, foreign policy

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 09/24/2012

Top 10 Obama excuses

Top 10 reasons it’s not his fault

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 09/24/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Bits

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 09/23/2012

What is to blame: A movie or Obama’s policies?

The facts can’t be reconciled with the Obama cover story

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:30 PM ET, 09/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, National Security

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 09/23/2012

Obama’s regrets

The president has a lot more important things to regret than the one he gave to Univision.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 09/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Right Turn

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 09/23/2012

Hold the hope, deliver change

Results, not inspiration are required

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:00 AM ET, 09/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, 2012 campaign

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 09/23/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 09/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Bits

Posted at 06:00 PM ET, 09/21/2012

Friday question

What mattered most?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  06:00 PM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 05:04 PM ET, 09/21/2012

Friday antics: Romney’s taxes and Obama’s career crisis

Romney is generous, while Obama suffers from career confusion.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:04 PM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 09/21/2012

Ann Romney hits the nail on the head

Finally someone takes on the hysterics.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:01 PM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Media

Posted at 12:11 PM ET, 09/21/2012

Obama’s embassy cover story dissolves

The embassy cover story fizzles.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:11 PM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, foreign policy

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 09/21/2012

Can Obama convince voters things are getting better?

Will right track/wrong track numbers float back down?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Economy

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 09/21/2012

Can Romney capi­tal­ize on a presidential flub?

Romney catches a break.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:45 AM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 09/21/2012

Why won't Romney speak up?

Foreign policy is about leadership.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, foreign policy

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 09/21/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Bits

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 09/20/2012

Economic slump continues

Obama’s economy isn’t headed up.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:00 PM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Economy

Posted at 04:23 PM ET, 09/20/2012

Fehrnstrom and Gillespie talk to Right Turn

The game between reality and media

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:23 PM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Media

Posted at 12:55 PM ET, 09/20/2012

Unanswered questions about the attack in Libya

Confusing messages from administration on embassy attacks.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:55 PM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:57 AM ET, 09/20/2012

What about the debt?

Americans care about it, but what about the president?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:57 AM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Economy

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 09/20/2012

What’s the case for the opportunity society?

Romney-Ryan begin to lay out their case.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:45 AM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 09/20/2012

Obama’s fabulist foreign policy is kaput

Obama couldn’t charm extremists, so what now?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:30 AM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:07 AM ET, 09/20/2012

Pawlenty out — who is in?

Who would win in the jostling for a Romney Cabinet slot?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:07 AM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, foreign policy

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 09/20/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:48 PM ET, 09/19/2012

Obama’s foreign policy comes apart at the seams

Debacles on the embassy attacks, Russia and Israel.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:48 PM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, foreign policy, Israel

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 09/19/2012

Media’s track record

They’ve gotten practically nothing right.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Media

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 09/19/2012

Romney finds his message for the final sprint

Turning lemons into lemonade.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:42 AM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 09/19/2012

White House dumps false cover story on embassy attacks?

More than just an anti-Muslim video?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:30 AM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, foreign policy

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 09/19/2012

Romney strikes back at Obama’s dependency society

He embraces his criticism of a dependency society.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Economy, Media

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 09/19/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Bits

Posted at 03:12 PM ET, 09/18/2012

Obama loses key Dems on tax hike threat

Democrats throw him under the bus.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:12 PM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget, Taxes

Posted at 12:24 PM ET, 09/18/2012

Voters, like Romney, want smaller government

With voters on his side, he returns to a familiar theme.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:24 PM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget

Posted at 11:17 AM ET, 09/18/2012

The embassy attacks weren’t about a video

The administration’s cover story unravels.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:17 AM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  National Security

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 09/18/2012

What will decide the race

The real argument against Obama.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:30 AM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Economy

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 09/18/2012

Friday question answered: What about foreign policy?

Friday question answered.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Friday question

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 09/18/2012

Obama’s leadership vacuum

His leadership vacuum doomed a grand bargain.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:30 AM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 09/18/2012

Putin ally lines up Washington insiders

K St. lobbyists and foreign policy gurus help propaganda onslaught.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  foreign policy, Human Rights

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 09/18/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Bits

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 09/16/2012

Readers note

Open thread

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:30 PM ET, 09/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 09/16/2012

Ryan smeared

Is he a pawn of dark influences?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:00 PM ET, 09/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, foreign policy, Media

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 09/16/2012

Ryan never had a partner in the Oval office

The liberal narrative crumbles

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 09/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 09/16/2012

Boston molasses

How to shake loose a winning campaign message.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 09/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Economy, Media

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 09/16/2012

The Fed concludes Obama’s economy in dire straits

Obama’s economy needs emergency surgery

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:45 AM ET, 09/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Economy

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 09/16/2012

Obama front and center in the embassy crisis

He can’t deflect foreign policy scrutiny

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 09/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, National Security

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 09/16/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 09/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Bits, Morning Bits

Posted at 06:09 PM ET, 09/14/2012

Friday question

Does foreign policy matter?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  06:09 PM ET, 09/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Friday question

Posted at 05:24 PM ET, 09/14/2012

Obama administration can’t get its embassy story straight

Press secretary Jay Carney seems very confused about embassy attacks.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:24 PM ET, 09/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  foreign policy, Obama White House

Posted at 01:27 PM ET, 09/14/2012

How is it that our embassies are burning?

Romney needs to explain what he’d have done differently.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:27 PM ET, 09/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, National Security

Posted at 11:04 AM ET, 09/14/2012

A model for the Middle East or an exception to the rule?

To have good relations with U.S., Arab countries need to do their ‘homework.’

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:04 AM ET, 09/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  foreign policy

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 09/14/2012

Bernanke offers a stock market bump, but still no jobs

Creating a stock bubble but no jobs.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:30 AM ET, 09/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Economy

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 09/14/2012

Romney’s challenge: Take his message straight to the voters

He needs to go over the heads of reporters straight to voters.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 09/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Media

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 09/14/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 09/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Bits

Posted at 05:28 PM ET, 09/13/2012

Obama’s foreign policy vulnerability

Romney can step up his game.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:28 PM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  foreign policy

Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 09/13/2012

Obama should start providing answers

How did this happen? What needs to change?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:25 PM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  National Security

Posted at 01:53 PM ET, 09/13/2012

Paul Ryan talks to conservative media

He steps around the mainstream-media filter.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:53 PM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Media

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 09/13/2012

Unemployment claims up, income down

The Fed won’t help. Where is the White House?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:30 AM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 09/13/2012

What would Romney do without the media?

Without the MSM, how would Romney rally the troops?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:45 AM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Media, Conservative movement

Posted at 08:58 AM ET, 09/13/2012

New attack on Americans; Obama foreign policy in disarray

‘Leading from behind’ gets pummeled.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:58 AM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  foreign policy

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 09/13/2012

Media and Obama out to lunch — Romney had it right

He had the facts and the message; Obama was AWOL.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 09/13/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Bits

Posted at 08:05 PM ET, 09/12/2012

Who’s to blame for the original Cairo apology?

Who was in charge in Cairo?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:05 PM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  foreign policy, foreign policy

Posted at 02:29 PM ET, 09/12/2012

Conservatives rally on embassy attacks

See foreign policy failure and media spin

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:29 PM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, National Security

Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 09/12/2012

Is Obama responsible for his own foreign policy flubs?

Obama meanders, Romney resolute.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:36 PM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Israel, National Security

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 09/12/2012

The cost of sloth: Americans attacked, bond downgrade in the offing

Obama becomes Jimmy Carter.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Economy, National Security

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 09/12/2012

Put away the data, make the case

The next eight weeks.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:15 AM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, 2012 campaign

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 09/12/2012

Conservatives attack Democratic lawmakers — on Medicare

Holding those who cut Medicare accountable.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Obamacare

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 09/12/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Bits

Posted at 04:29 PM ET, 09/11/2012

Romney needs to beef up his speeches and his message

A weak foreign policy speech, a lack of muscle.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:29 PM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, National Security

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 09/11/2012

Romney can close the sale

He hasn’t convinced voters he’s heading in the right direction.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Economy

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 09/11/2012

Poll freak-out

Media wig out.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:30 AM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Media

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 09/11/2012

A new strategic partner in the Middle East

An enhanced relationship with Morocco.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:30 AM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  foreign policy

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 09/11/2012

Recalling 9/11

Can we truly remember?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  National Security

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 09/11/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Bits

Posted at 03:12 PM ET, 09/10/2012

Romney and Rahm vs. Chicago teachers union and Obama?

Romney blasts him

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:12 PM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 09/10/2012

French lessons in economic collapse

France goes down the drain.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:15 PM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, Economy

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 09/10/2012

The Democrats’ abortion extremism is revealed

Barack Obama’s fact-challenged history on the subject.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:30 PM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 09/10/2012

Obama’s defensive narrative comes apart

His tall tales on the debt ceiling fight and Medicare.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:30 PM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget, Obamacare

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 09/10/2012

Friday question answered

What mattered most last week?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:45 AM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 09/10/2012

Romney on ‘Meet the Press’

The nominee could add some details.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:30 AM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 09/10/2012

Bill Clinton is a hit, but Obama? Not so much.

The president doesn’t wear well.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 09/10/2012

Obama’s flimsy economic arguments

Don’t they have anything better?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:15 AM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Economy

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 09/10/2012

Obama and the left may part

Will the base let liberalism lose?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 09/10/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Bits

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 09/09/2012

We’re not better off, so Obama isn’t

The question his spinners want to ignore.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 09/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Economy

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 09/09/2012

The latest dereliction of duty: The sequestration law

Obama decides not to follow another law

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 09/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, law

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 09/09/2012

Whistling past the graveyard at the Democratic convention

Petty grievances in serious times

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:00 AM ET, 09/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Economy

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 09/09/2012

Romney going up in Wisconsin with TV ads

Tough choices will leave some gaps.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 09/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Media

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 09/09/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 09/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Bits

Posted at 04:59 PM ET, 09/07/2012

Friday question

What will matter?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:59 PM ET, 09/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:40 PM ET, 09/07/2012

Romney comes out swinging

Romney gives media access, pummels Obama

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:40 PM ET, 09/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:12 AM ET, 09/07/2012

White House gaffe-a-thon continues on the economy

Ham-handed response to another rotten jobs report.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:12 AM ET, 09/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Economy

Posted at 10:51 AM ET, 09/07/2012

Romney attacks Obama for national security failures

A comprehensive critique of Obama.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:51 AM ET, 09/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, National Security

Posted at 09:50 AM ET, 09/07/2012

Awful August jobs report: The beginning of the end of Obama?

No wonder Obama gave a lousy speech.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:50 AM ET, 09/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Economy

Posted at 08:58 AM ET, 09/07/2012

10 surprises at the conventions

We had real news this week.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:58 AM ET, 09/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign | Tags:  dnclive, rnclive

Posted at 08:16 AM ET, 09/07/2012

Romney WILL play in Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania

It is only just beginning.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:16 AM ET, 09/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 09/07/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 09/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Bits

Posted at 11:33 PM ET, 09/06/2012

Obama at the DNC: That’s it?

A speech and a president unequal to our challenges.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:33 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 09/06/2012

VPs: Biden hidden, Ryan featured

The VP gets bumped from primetime.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:00 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:08 PM ET, 09/06/2012

Obama needs to put his cards on the table

After two days, we still don’t know what Obama would do differently

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:08 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 09/06/2012

The Democratic convention goes far left; media unaware

They don’t realize how far from the mainstream they are

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:45 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  American Jews, Media

Posted at 12:09 PM ET, 09/06/2012

That’s a ‘clown’ VP you’ve got there, Mr. President

Should the media ask some questions?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:09 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Media

Posted at 10:52 AM ET, 09/06/2012

Three political gifts for Romney-Ryan

Republicans count their lucky stars.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:52 AM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 09:13 AM ET, 09/06/2012

Poverty? Not a word at the Democratic convention.

The poor are an inconvenience in Obama’s campaign.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:13 AM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 09/06/2012

Obama’s best shot to make a case for reelection

Does he have a reason for us to vote for him?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 09/06/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 11:58 PM ET, 09/05/2012

Bill Clinton’s long, long speech about the meanie Republicans

He throws the kitchen sink at voters.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:58 PM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign | Tags:  dnclive, ep

Posted at 11:24 PM ET, 09/05/2012

Horror show: Wednesday night at the DNC

The party appeals to whom exactly?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:24 PM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, 2012 campaign

Posted at 06:02 PM ET, 09/05/2012

Democrats forced to reverse platform language on Jerusalem (Updated)

Jerusalem reference goes back into the platform.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  06:02 PM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:18 PM ET, 09/05/2012

Clinton vs. the GOP: Will it work?

There is no one better at telling Democrats that Democrats are better than Republicans.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:18 PM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 09/05/2012

Obama’s speech moved: The shrinking president

Another reminder for a campaign in denial: It isn’t 2008.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:08 PM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 09/05/2012

The DNC’s Israel debacle

His administration and party have a debacle on their hands.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:32 AM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Israel

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 09/05/2012

Obama is ill-suited for our times

The least-courageous president.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:30 AM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 09/05/2012

Democrats unplugged

Do they listen to what they are saying?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 09/05/2012

Likability isn’t what it is cracked up to be

Why do the media fixate on it?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:30 AM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Media

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 09/05/2012

Is Team Obama spinning itself or us?

Plouffe’s cocky take on the race.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:00 AM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 09/05/2012

Did Obama help himself last night?

Attacks on Romney and hero worship for Michelle’s husband.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:00 AM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign | Tags:  dnclive

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 09/05/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Bits

Posted at 09:04 PM ET, 09/04/2012

Platform excuse angers pro-Israel groups

Spinners infuriate pro-Israel community.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:04 PM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:27 PM ET, 09/04/2012

Other than that, how’s Day One going at the DNC?

The Israeli ambassador calls out DNC head; platform language slammed.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:27 PM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:58 PM ET, 09/04/2012

Democrats gather amid a drumbeat of bad economic signals

Dems gather amid bad economic omens.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:58 PM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Economy

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 09/04/2012

Obama needs to explain himself on welfare

Why did he fiddle with success?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:30 AM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2010 Election, 2010 Election

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 09/04/2012

The world is not safer and freer than it was 4 years ago

Jimmy Carter is the perfect speaker for the DNC.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Human Rights, National Security

Posted at 10:12 AM ET, 09/04/2012

The Democrats’ radical platform

Off the rails on abortion and Israel.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:12 AM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Israel

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 09/04/2012

Obama team stumped on the are-you-better-off question

Are we better off?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Economy

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 09/04/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Bits

Posted at 02:13 PM ET, 09/03/2012

How will we know if the media dive back in the tank for Obama?

Their credibility is on the line.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:13 PM ET, 09/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Media

Posted at 01:23 PM ET, 09/03/2012

Friday question answered

Republican Nation Convention aftermath.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:23 PM ET, 09/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 09/03/2012

Obama’s self-inflicted problems

His self-inflicted problems

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:30 AM ET, 09/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 09/03/2012

Romney debate challenges

What should concern him?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:45 AM ET, 09/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 09/03/2012

Obama’s challenge: Why give a failed president another chance?

If he has failed and offers nothing new, what’s the appeal?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 09/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 09/03/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 09/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Bits

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 09/02/2012

Obama’s Israel policy has failed

Obama’s policy has failed.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 09/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Iran, Israel

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 09/02/2012

Eastwood and media certainty

Have you bought your empty-chair shirt yet?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 09/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Media

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 09/02/2012

Is the glass half full or empty on Romney foreign policy?

Skirmishes continue

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 09/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, National Security

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 09/02/2012

Decay, decline and dishonesty in higher education

The rot at the root of higher education

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 09/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Education

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 09/02/2012

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 09/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 08/31/2012

Friday question

What did Romney accomplish at the convention?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:00 PM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign

Posted at 04:33 PM ET, 08/31/2012

Beyond fact checkers

Guardians of ‘truth’ are often part of the problem.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:33 PM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Media

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 08/31/2012

How does the Romney team feel about the week?

Some vindication.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign | Tags:  rnclive

 

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