Who knows, maybe bombing Syria for its chemical crimes is the right move, morally and strategically. But it's hard to get comfortable with the idea when the uber-wordy Secretary of State is hyp... More »
Broadcast impresario and famed interviewer David Frost, who died suddenly on Saturday, has been justly praised for prodding Richard Nixon into apologizing for the Watergate scandal. It was indeed no... More »
Everybody this week has an opinion about what we should do with Syria, or whether we should do it, or how we should do it, or when we should do it, or under what conditions we should do it or not do i... More »
Pop quiz: What's less popular than Dick Nixon during the dregs of Watergate, BP during the Gulf oil spill, and even the current Congress?
You guessed right. A U.S. military intervention in Syria.
The first rule of writing while on vacation is to keep it simple. And what could be simpler than Rick Santorum?
Pennsylvania's unique contribution to presidential politics has been tooling aro... More »
Cited by the Columbia Journalism Review website as one of the nation's top political scribes, and by ABC News' online political tip sheet as "one of the finest political journalists of his generation, " Dick Polman is a national blogger and columnist who has covered or chronicled every presidential campaign since 1988. A Philadelphia resident, Dick roamed the country for most of his 22 years at The Philadelphia Inquirer. He has been blogging daily since 2006. He's currently on the full-time faculty at the University of Pennsylvania, as "Writer in Residence." He has been a frequent guest on C-SPAN, CNN, MSNBC, the BBC, and various NPR shows - most notably Philadelphia's "Radio Times" on WHYY-FM.