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GOP 'Salt Marsh Mouse' Stimulus Strategy Assailed By Conservatives | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

We're facing more regulation of everything from high finance to the ordinary workplace. The Democrats are expanding Medicaid to crowd out private insurance. And we're talking about mice?

David Frum: GOP Leaders "Cocoon Themselves, Reward Yesmanship"

New Majority | David Frum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Our party has been crippled by an all-pervading assumption at the center that if you just don't talk about bad news, it will go away: whether it's an ...

Increasing Agreement on Carbon Taxes -- Goodbye 2008 Conventional Wisdom

Dan Rosenblum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dan Rosenblum

This convergence of opinion from Left and Right signals an extraordinary opportunity to obtain bipartisan support for a revenue-neutral carbon tax.

National Review In Disarray, David Frum Leaving Magazine To Start Web Site

New York Times | Tim Arango | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In a span of 252 days, the National Review lost two Buckleys -- one to death, another to resignation -- and an election. Now, thanks to the coarsen...

"Frightened" David Frum Quits National Review

NY Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a span of 252 days, the National Review lost two Buckleys -- one to death, another to resignation -- and an election. ... Now David Frum, a promin...

Turning Back the Torches of the GOP

Joshuah Bearman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joshuah Bearman

With McCain swinging at shadows, like ACORN, Rashid Khalidi, and the liberal media that won't tell the truth, the entire republican apparatus has devolved into an insidious rumor mill.

T'Aint "Elitist" to Be Anti-Palin

Danielle Crittenden Frum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Danielle Crittenden Frum

I love the idea of Sarah Palin. She conforms to an early American ideal of womanhood: rifle on one hip, baby on the other. The problem is that the the idea of Sarah Palin does not match the reality of Sarah Palin.

Jason Linkins

GOP Draws Internal Battle Lines Around Sarah Palin | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With the GOP looking more and more set to fracture as the possibility of electoral defeat looms, the cannibals' knives are out. Consider this quote, ...

David Frum: McCain "Losing In A Way That Threatens To Take Entire Republican Party Down With Him"

Washington Post | David Frum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

There are many ways to lose a presidential election. John McCain is losing in a way that threatens to take the entire Republican Party down with him. ...

Jason Linkins

Rachel Maddow Battles David Frum's False Equivalencies, Calls Palin A 'Liar' | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Last night, Rachel Maddow sparred with former Bush speechwriter/National Review contributor David Frum, after Frum thought he'd cleverly ambush Maddow...

26 Days Out: Pay No Attention to the Embarrassingly Horrible Economic Plan Behind the Curtain

Jesse Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jesse Lee

McCain and his campaign spent Wednesday boasting about his latest big, bold, erratic econonomic plan. Then something happened - everybody looked at it and realized it was awful.

The One Reason Sarah Palin Will Lose The VP Debate

Lee Stranahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lee Stranahan

Palin seems to have done well enough in her gubernatorial debates but that's not because the format suited her better. It's because the debates weren't about national or international affairs.

Conservatives Against Sarah Palin: The List is Growing

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

George Will, Kathleen Parker, David Frum, Sen. Chuck Hagel, former Sen. Lincoln Chafee, Charles Krauthammer. . .Who else should be added to this list?

Thomas B. Edsall

Some Conservatives Air Concerns Over Palin | Thomas B. Edsall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The McCain campaign's desperate gamble on Sarah Palin, aimed at reversing the Arizona senator's downward spiral, has met with decidedly mixed reaction...

Conservative Denial

Allan Lichtman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Allan Lichtman

Diehard defenders of the Bush administration do not wish to enter into in a serious conversation about America's conservative political tradition, but rather are engaged in sweeping self-denial.

Seth Colter Walls

David Frum: GOP Base Needs To Suck It Up And Follow McCain | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

What can John McCain do about news of a "passion gap" breaking out between his supporters and Democrats energized by Barack Obama? And how can McCain ...

Ex-Bush Speechwriter Frum "Terrified" By Current GOP Landscape

NY Times | DEBORAH SOLOMON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As a resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and former speechwriter for President Bush, you're surprisingly critical of him in your new ...