WASHINGTON - In 2011, Gallup's polling showed that President Obama averaged an 80 percent approval rating among Democrats and 12 percent among Republicans, making his third year in office one of the most polarizing on record.
WASHINGTON - When a friend was writing a novel, he was concerned that his protagonist was too perfect.
People can't identify with perfection, he said. For the character to be sympathetic, he needs to have a flaw.
WASHINGTON — A Friday New York Times story that essentially indicted and convicted a 22-year-old star football player on an alleged sexual assault charge by an anonymous accuser should have begun as follows:
“We know absolutely nothing about this rumor except what six people told us anon...
WASHINGTON - During his brief and ill-fated presidential bid, Tim Pawlenty pursued the role of attack dog about as well as you would expect a golden retriever to do.
The former Minnesota governor was just too cuddly.
WASHINGTON - God knows what has become of the religious right.
The movement of Jerry Falwell and Pat Robertson has been in decline for some time, but events of recent days suggest it is wandering in the political wilderness.
WASHINGTON — Newt Gingrich’s standing ovation Thursday night, when he attacked CNN moderator John King for asking about allegations that Gingrich wanted an “open marriage” with his second wife, told us little about South Carolina, but much about human nature.
The query, for w...