Broadly speaking, the serious contenders for the Democratic nomination are offering similar policy proposals — the dispute over health care mandates notwithstanding. But there are large differences among the candidates in their beliefs about what it will take to turn a progressive agenda into reality.
The Democrats could wish for nothing better than for Gov. Mike Huckabee to get the Republican nomination for president next year. It’s kind of like Virginia Democrats hoping that former Gov. Jim Gilmore wins the GOP nomination for Senate.
WASHINGTON — It’s an odd cultural inversion.
Some elections are defined by the gap between the rich and the poor. Others are defined by the gap between the left and the right. But this election will be shaped by the gap within individual voters themselves — the gap between their private optimism and their public gloom.
WASHINGTON — The dying months of the disastrous Bush presidency are beginning to resemble the twilight of the Clinton administration.
President Bush has the Democrats’ number on Capitol Hill. All he has to do is play the fear card and invoke the war on terror and they will cave. What’s more, the president has found out that he can break the law and the rubber-stamp Democratic Congress will give him […]
WASHINGTON — During the Cold War, President Dwight D. Eisenhower often said that he would go anywhere, any time, any place in pursuit of peace.
What do Las Vegas and Darfur have in common?
The first sign that Russia’s march toward freedom was on a downward spiral came on June 16, 2001, when George W. Bush said of Russian President Vladimir Putin, “I looked the man in the eye. I found him to be very straight forward and trustworthy and we had a very […]
Something few of us are aware of is the massive waste built into the energy systems we have built over the last 100 years. This week, I am going to talk about electricity generation, but the same point can be made about the internal combustion engine which is a monument […]