WASHINGTON - I can't speak for Michelle Obama, but call me an angry white woman. If the first lady isn't angry, she certainly has every right to be.
Like every woman I know, black or white, I've watched Mrs. Obama with respect, admiration and arm-envy.
The Republicans' final debate preceding the Iowa caucuses is suddenly uncompelling. There is nothing to do but write about Christopher Hitchens, whose death has made the world immeasurably less interesting.
WASHINGTON - Oh, quelle gaffe.
Rarely has such a small, innocuous, truth-based remark garnered so much attention from the chattering classes as Mitt Romney's proposed $10,000 bet with Rick Perry during this past weekend's Republican primary debate.
WASHINGTON — Another debate, another episode of ”The Dating Game.” Will the winner be contestant Number One, Two ... Eight?
The truth is, everyone has always known who the Republican nominee will be, but we enjoy the game. For a while. By now, self-caricature has evolved into full-blown self-m...
WASHINGTON —The headline on Democratic strategist Paul Begala’s recent Newsweek essay dodged subtlety: ”The Stupid Party.”
”Republicans used to admire intelligence. But now they’re dumbing themselves down,” was the subhead.
Democrats couldn’t agree more. And quietly, many Republicans...
WASHINGTON — As the GOP candidates have been thrashing it out in debates that seem to occur every couple of hours or so, one almost misses the iconic wink that enraged or beguiled the nation a political season ago.
Admit it. You miss Sarah Palin just a little: The wink, the red shoes, the pointing...
WASHINGTON — Most Americans would agree that the most memorable moment from Wednesday night’s debate was when Rick um, um, um, whateverhisnameis couldn’t remember the third leg of his own policy for streamlining the federal government .
With great conviction, Perry asserted that when he become...