Remember the little kerfuffle that erupted in September when it was revealed that Tom Kean’s press secretary was posting scurrilous comments about Bob Menendez on various blogs under an assumed identity? (No? Congratulations–you are healed! Go forth and blog no more!)
Apparently a few incidents of incompetent sockpuppetry are not enough to get Read More
Continuing its tradition of always picking the statewide winner, New Jersey’s Bergen County sided with Robert Menendez over Tom Kean for the U.S. Senate. The result from New Jersey’s most populous county:
– Steve Kornacki
So what impact does yesterday’s decision by the New Jersey Supreme Court that have on the Senate race?
The immediate analysis, from both camps, is – not much. Though the court’s ruling is in many ways monumental, it leaves the question of marriage to the state legislature. That takes pressure off the two candidates, who Read More
How amazing that the Conservative Party leader in Britain, David Cameron, is now lashing out at American neoconservatives and denouncing Tony Blair’s “slavish” relationship to the U.S. So the neocons are identified there with Labor. As they have found a home in the Lieberman/Hillary wing of the Democratic Party here.
We’re all in Read More
Tom Kean, the 9/11 commission member who said he didn’t ask Rudy Giuliani tough enough questions, will be on The Daily Show tonight.
Chairman of the Homeland Security Committee, L.I. Republican Peter King, has some kind words for Hillary Clinton.
Mayor Bloomberg and Christine Quinn wine and dine the Read More
A downtown man—that’s what Billy Joel is. Even if he did just unload a 2,681-square-foot spread at the Hubert, a ritzy newish condominium located between Hudson and Greenwich streets in Tribeca, for $4.25 million, according to deed-transfer records.
In 2004, Mr. Joel dropped $3.9 million on the place. Then, last July, the piano man Read More
With an American flag draped from the cosmos-painted ceiling behind him, and former New Jersey Governor and Chairman of the 9/11 commission Thomas Kean seated in front of him, Mayor Bloomberg this afternoon presented his vision for public safety in New York City.
Overlooking the terminal from the perch of Metrazur, a restaurant the Read More
The other night, I watched an episode of Over There, a new television drama about the war in Iraq. Afterward, I happened to read an article reporting that ABC was about to start filming a miniseries based on the 9/11 Commission Report—in fact, Thomas Kean, the chairman of the commission, and several of its members Read More
When President George W. Bush reluctantly impaneled a blue-ribbon commission to study the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, he tried to install Henry Kissinger as its chairman. If nothing else, the President was not being subtle. It was clear he wanted not an investigation, but a cover-up; who better than Mr. Kissinger to make sure Read More
In an election year, a Republican President seeking his second term can be expected to propose more tax cuts and, in this era of right-wing profligacy, considerably more spending as well. Informed critics calculate the costs of George W. Bush’s latest proposals in the trillions of dollars-a vague yet substantial sum that will come due Read More