National Interest

  • August 7, 2015 |  National Interest

    The GOP's steel cage spectacle: Were we not entertained?

    Mere words cannot begin to describe last night's steel cage spectacle, two rollicking hours of theatrical glitz unparalleled in the annals of TV ...
  • August 6, 2015 |  National Interest

    A fair and balanced fantasy: Debate questions Fox News would love to ask

    At Fox News, the Republican party's infauxtainment outlet, tonight's debate moderators are working hard to craft purportedly tough questions...
  • August 5, 2015 |  National Interest

    Congress is too gutless to raise the gas tax

    If you want to see Washington in action - or, more precisely, Washington inaction - consider its latest wimpish response to our infrastructure crisis....
  • August 4, 2015 |  National Interest

    Joe Biden and the mighty media buzz machine

    So the big news lately - if you can really call it news - is that Joe Biden is "talking to people" about a potential presidential bid. But ...
  • August 3, 2015 |  National Interest

    The politics of Cuba: Hillary's shrewd chess move

    Hillary haters insist that her emails are a major scandal that could wreck her candidacy. But if they understood the first thing about politics, they&...
  • July 31, 2015 |  National Interest

    Happy 50th birthday to Medicare, and the conservative howlers of yesteryear

    Yesterday marked the 50th birthday of Medicare - in LBJ's words, as he signed that historic achievement, "No longer will illness crush and d...
  • July 30, 2015 |  National Interest

    'Republicans must deal wisely with Trump' — but what's the definition of 'wisely?'

    Since I'm on the go today, I recommend that you read this short piece by conservative commentator Fred Barnes. It's abundantly clear that he...
  • July 29, 2015 |  National Interest

    The Daily Donald: Your thuggish Republican frontrunner

    Let's check in with the Republican frontrunner - call it The Daily Donald - and assess the latest debasement of the presidential race. This time,...
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