Today's Republican Party is not a comfortable place for many classic Republicans. This is why I don't see someone like General David Petraeus easily saddling up to the Republican Party in his post-military, post-Afghanistan Eisenhoweresque rise.
The press gave Bush a free pass following the Exxon Valdez spill, while today, the same press corps seems determined to hang the oil spill around Obama's neck. Why the glaringly different approaches when covering epic oil spills?
Gingrich's "radical" histrionics are to be expected, no matter how offensive or patently false his claims. As we get closer to November's midterms, we're sure to witness a ratcheting up of this sort of dangerous rhetoric.
Despite the anti-environmental rants emanating from the right wing's favorite media darlings, a new ad campaign seeks to remind conservatives that stewardship, including action to address climate change, is consistent with conservative values.
Stefan Forbes' award-winning documentary captures Lee Atwater's personae at the top of his game, as the GOP party chairman and the maker of American kings. Anyone who wonders how America became so divided should see it.
How could quiet Laura Welch have decided to marry rowdy George Bush after a courtship of just six or seven weeks? What did the bookworm and the alcoholic have to talk about? How did they find a link strong enough for 33 anniversaries?
While there is no doubt that Obama has been successful in improving the American brand name in the Middle East, he has yet to draw the outlines of coherent and realistic policy objectives in Iran and Israel/Palestine.