We've gone back down memory lane, and have prepared to you the essential State of the Union master cut. We'll probably be able to seamlessly add tonight's edition to this later, and you won't even notice.
If you want to make money in the stock market, buy low and sell high. If you want to get and hold elective office in two-party America, secure your base in the primary and win the middle in the general.
Republicans are obfuscating about the real reason for their opposition to extending unemployment benefits, the way Enron CEO Ken Lay concealed the truth about billions in losses his corporation racked up.
Even if New START is ratified before the Democrats' Senate majority significantly shrinks, it will not help advance nonproliferation advocates' long-term goals unless a lost consensus on arms control fundamentals is rebuilt first.
The deficit, the Social Security shortfall, difficulties with Medicare -- they could all be solved if the nation returned to taxing policies that existed under Republican President Eisenhower, when the rate on top earners was 91 percent.
For almost four decades, under cover of his supposedly "objective" reporting, Woodward has represented the viewpoints of the military and intelligence establishments. Often he has done so in the context of complex inside maneuvering.
If those recently-declassified documents from the early days of the Bush administration haven't convinced Americans that Bush planned the Iraq War long before September 11, 2001, maybe Newt Gingrich can.
Presumably, Obama called Bush -- because in a tough midterm election year he would like to emphasize the bipartisan nature of his foreign policy. But it would be nice to know more about how and why these tidbits emerge.