WASHINGTON, D.C.—"Sometimes the end comes like a thief in the night," said Sam Donaldson.
Mr. Donaldson was standing on a stage at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., yesterday morning, quoting the Bible. Like the hundred or so mourners who had gathered in the large auditorium, Mr. Donaldson was struggling to make sense of the sudden Read More
Here is Chad Shepard, a 23-year-old Maryland resident who was sightseeing in DC today with some friends, and who was pleased with the news of Karl Rove’s imminent departure.
“I’m happy,” he said. “I was waiting for this day. His ideas did not benefit most citizens. It seems like everyday somebody is resigning.”
Referring to Read More
The flimsy philosophizing of Newt Gingrich, former Speaker of the House and aspiring Presidential candidate, isn’t designed to bear any great weight. For many years, he has been willing to say anything that would win him the public attention and political power he still craves. Yet in the mainstream media and among Republicans, his intellectual Read More
What makes a leaker leak? Who cares?
“It’s less important what the motivation of the individual is if you get the actual document,” said Michael R. Gordon, The New York Times’ chief military correspondent.
Enough with reading the tea leaves. After six thirsty years in Washington, D.C., The Times suddenly finds its teapot overflowing.
So Read More
With the Senate and House under Democratic control, and the defense department in new hands, some members of Congress are apparently now comfortable enough to tell their scariest Donald Rumsfeld stories.
Here’s one from Jerry Nadler:
“During the one month official war with Iraq, you know, before Mission Accomplished, when the tanks were rolling across Read More
As Hillary Clinton traveled on a statewide thank you tour, she appeared to add a necessary (if highly incremental) adjustment “ to her standard line about just focusing on the current election: “All I’m thinking now is how excited I am that we’ve had a great election for the country and for our Read More
The new, independent Joe Lieberman says he wants Donald Rumsfeld to quit as Secretary of Defense.
Jeanine Pirro is accused of doing much the same thing that led the NJ attorney general to resign by using her position to argue a traffic ticket.
John Faso says “no one” Read More
Jonathan Hicks introduces readers to the battle for the 57th assembly district in Brooklyn.
Joe Lieberman calls for the resignation of Donald Rumsfeld on Face the Nation, saying: “With all respect to Don Rumsfeld, who has done a grueling job for six years, we would benefit from new leadership to work Read More
Once upon a time, it was considered news when a senior official in Washington blatantly lied to a Senate Committee.
If the Bush administration has proven anything, it is that the Big Lie is just as effective today as it was 60 years ago.
One of the most egregious examples of this occurred Read More
“I hear the voices, and I read the front page, and I know the speculation,” said the President of the United States, sounding as peevish as a toddler banging his silver spoon on the high chair. “But I’m the decider, and I decide what’s best. And what’s best is for Don Rumsfeld to remain as Read More