National Interest

  • January 16, 2014 |  National Interest Blog

    Gun justice: A Florida texter gets the death penalty

    This week's Second Amendment Well-Regulated Militia Award goes to the pistol packin' citizen who blew away a guy at a Florida movie theater,...
  • January 15, 2014

    GOP's Christie defense: "But but Benghazi!"

    Rather than simply acknowledge that the George Washington Bridge scandal was a flagrant abuse of power, Chris Christie's GOP defenders are channe...
  • January 14, 2014 |  National Interest Blog

    Tea party nirvana in West Virginia

    Why have tea-partying conservatives stayed mum about the hazardous chemical spill in West Virginia? Maybe because they'd look monumentally stupid...
  • January 13, 2014 |  National Interest Blog

    Inside the Fox News political machine

    We've long known, of course, that Fox News is a right-wing propaganda shop masquerading as a journalism outlet, but never before has the evidence...
  • January 10, 2014

    Christie plays Sgt. Schultz: "I see nothing! I know nothing!"

    Chris Christie's spin session was longer than Robert Redford's broken boat movie, All Is Lost. We don't yet know whether Christie...
  • January 9, 2014 |  National Interest Blog

    Team Christie's vengeful road rage

    Let us ponder New Jersey's thugocracy, where the guy in charge gives new meaning to the term bully pulpit, where public servants entrusted with t...
  • January 8, 2014 |  National Interest Blog

    Robert Gates, in the tradition of kiss and tell

    Gee, what a shock. A high-ranking presidential appointee has written a book dissing his boss.
  • January 7, 2014 |  National Interest Blog

    Family values fraud: No right to privacy

    It's generally bad form to speak ill of the dead, but let us make an exception for Bill Young, the powerful Florida congressman who died in Octob...