Hurricane Irene

Hurricane Politics

Hurricane Irene wreaked billions of dollars in damage, inundated cities and towns and killed at least 35. For hundreds of thousands more, it was either a life-changing calamity or a close call. But for politicians, it was also a chance to showcase leadership and promote their vision of government in a moment of peril. President Obama …

In the Arena In the Arena

President Bachmann

Quote of the Day:

“I don’t know how much God has to do to get the attention of the politicians. We’ve had an earthquake; we’ve had a hurricane. He said, ‘Are you going to start listening to me here?’”

I hope the moderators of next week’s Republican debate will ask Michele Bachmann’s rival candidates if they also think that natural …