The head of the Secret Service abruptly resigned, after she got grilled by Congress over several disconcerting lapses which happened on her watch. She fell on her sword immediately, to her credit, rather than drawing the story out day after day.
Wouldn't it be great to have a place where children and adults alike could learn about the sordid history of how American politics really works? If Bruce Rotor has his way, visitors to New York's state capital will indeed have this opportunity, at the "Albany Museum of Political Corruption."
Lo and behold! Incredible India continued to surprise me. A country with more than a billion people, with a slow moving bureaucracy, rampant corruption and an inefficient government never ceases to throw out a curve-ball or two and it was no different in this case either.
The Americans' insistence on rewarding the Israeli party that puts obstacles in the way of peace only encourages that party to come up with even more obstacles as the talks enter more difficult stages.