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Washington Elites

Don't Compound The Damage Already Done In Iraq By Doubling Down In Syria

Flynt and Hillary Mann Leverett | Posted 08.12.2014 | World
Flynt and Hillary Mann Leverett

The Syrian conflict will ultimately end with negotiated power-sharing between the Syrian government, still headed by President Assad, and those elements of the opposition with some popular base inside Syria. This can happen relatively sooner, if America begins basing its Syria policy in on-the-ground reality.

New York Times Does Not Understand Main Street

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Don McNay

Reporting that Main Street was complicit in the financial meltdown is like blaming a murder victim for being in the wrong place at the wrong time.

Wall Street and Washington Dissing Main Street, One Year Later

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

Wall Street and Washington don't understand what is happening on Main Street. The people in Washington are pushing the line that they saved us from "something even worse." Like what?

Washington's Ultimate Status Symbol: Obama's Email Address | PETER BAKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

It is now the ultimate status symbol in a town obsessed by status. Mr. Obama was spotted last week trying out his new BlackBerry -- or actually a more...