As a Republican Strategist, when I say that Cheney should immediately resign, my words won't be merely partisan punditry; they'll be a crie de coeur, a selfless call to conscience. When I proclaim that any '08 hopeful will be dead meat in the general election unless he splits from the President on Iraq, my position won't be dismissable as DNC talking points; it will be proof that the right's stranglehold on the center has ended.
"Please tell me what one word best describes your impression of George W. Bush." That question - asked periodically by the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press - is always a polling goldmine.
At the National Press Club this week, an affable panel of White House correspondents agreed with moderator Tony Snow that journalists are being unfairly singed by bloggers for failing to do their jobs, because the blogosphere just doesn't get what journalists are supposed to do. And just what is it they're supposed to do?