Month: February 2009

Bad Judd-gement

The calculus for this latest cabinet debacle for the Obama Administration is easy enough to understand. With so much else going on, and with Commerce Secretary being such a B List gig, after the other fiascoes they just needed to…

GASOLINE, MATCHES AND…

Regardless of the outcome of the still-to-close-to-call election in Israel, it’s almost a certainty that the next government will be a coalition between Likud chair Binyamin Netanyahu and third place finisher, lunatic fringe Israel Beiteinu chair Avigdor Lieberman. If you…

OBAMA’S PARTISAN LESSON

If he hadn’t learned the lesson yet, President Obama found out in a big way that nice guys really do finish last in Washington. To be more precise, it’s not just nice guys who bring up the rear, but anyone…