The Democratic candidates for mayor in New York threaten to return the city to the horrors of the David Dinkins era.
Putting Benghazi, the IRS’s Tea Party targeting and the Justice Department’s leak-hunting seizure of Associated Press phone records in the same basket is like comparing a mirage to a dishwasher to a diamond. There is no common thread.
He really should go away
The question is, how was this different from previous government attempts to track down inside sources who leaked secrets–as in the Valerie Plame/Scooter Libby fracas during the Bush Administration?
The Washington Post’s Jackson Diehl is usually a reliable, and responsible, advocate for neocon-ish policies in the Middle East. His column today is a rebuke to those trying to make the Benghazi tragedy into a scandal.
I may have swung a bit too hard, putting Barack Obama’s Administration in the same league as Franklin Roosevelt’s and Richard Nixon’s when it comes to the Internal Revenue Service. The situation remains a major embarrassment, though.
The Internal Revenue Service’s targeting of conservative groups is outrageous. Those who did this should be fired immediately. That’s obvious.
Seems to me that Andrew Sullivan has nailed the import of the latest email revelations. But there is one point to note for future reference.
I spent last weekend watching 73 recent veterans, most of them wounded, begin a 6-month public service fellowship, sponsored by The Mission Continues, the excellent program run by former Navy SEAL, Rhodes Scholar and Time 100 …
The Republicans, apparently with nothing better to do, are still chasing their tails over the tragic events in Benghazi on September 11.
Political moderates have stayed quiet for too long. It’s time to speak up.
The Obama Administration has announced new application forms for the Obamacare health care exchanges set to drop next year
I’m exhilarated by the news that Jason Collins, who plays professional basketball for the Washington Wizards, has come out of the closet.