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April 03, 2011 |
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It didn’t start out well: the 47% of Americans who approved last week of the U.S. air strikes in Libya ordered by President Obama is lower than for any other military action since WWII, according to a new Pew poll. By comparison, here are the percentages...
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March 30, 2011 |
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Wars, even good ones, require worthy explanation and justification....
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March 29, 2011 |
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Mr. Obama’s performance in his televised speech to the country about his Libyan policy Monday night was in some ways reminiscent of the actor Frank Morgan’s portrayal of Professor Marvel in the classic film, “The Wizard of Oz.” When Mr. Obama insisted th...
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March 23, 2011 |
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For weeks, the nation's attention has been drawn to the storm in Madison over Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's proposal to limit the power of government unions....
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March 21, 2011 |
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I caught up with Karl Rove, at least by phone, in Austin. In the public’s mind, he’s become so identified with President George W. Bush that it’s easy to forget he remains one of the savviest political analysts, in part because of his encyclopedic memory ...
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March 16, 2011 |
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Political junkies are complaining that the Republican presidential contest is off to a slow, even debilitating, start....
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March 13, 2011 |
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Last week was a bad week for America because it was a bad week for President Obama. West Wing politicos may not share that opinion. They seem to think any week during which the president makes a speech or holds a news conference is a good week: Americans...
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March 09, 2011 |
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Since 1952—when New York ad man Rosser Reeves convinced GOP presidential candidate Dwight Eisenhower to run television ads with a snappy jingle, "You like Ike, I like Ike, Everybody likes Ike"—campaigns have spent most of their budgets on TV and radio....

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