Rowan Scarborough's article published Sunday in the Washington Times is a perfect illustration of a culture of misogyny and victim blaming, which has perpetuated the ongoing epidemic of rape and sexual assault in the United States Military.
What do those people do every day in hundreds of embassies and consulates, when they do not host visiting dignitaries or participate in high-stakes negotiations? On a human level, how does the Foreign Service lifestyle affect its members and their families?
When one is introduced to a veteran these days, the typical first words out of one's mouth to the ex-soldier are "Thank you for your service." But for the WAT, gratitude ends with that salutation. Veterans are perceived in terms of dollars and cents rather than flesh and blood.
Thom Goolsby, a Republican from New Hanover County, sent out an e-mail to his supporters, in which he call President Obama's "socialist policies" a great threat to not only North Carolina, but also to the entire nation.
I'm on the red carpet chatting with Richard Dreyfuss about playing Dick Cheney in W, asking Kareem Abdul-Jabbar about 2012, and talking to Julie Andrews about being just a Tony Award away from an EGOT.
On Friday, the Washington Times published a confidential J Street tax return, containing private information about some of our donors. I write to provide context, assume responsibility, and to address our critics.