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Sunday, March 18, 2018

Republicans Looking For Love

So last week, Chris Christie said no. This should not have been a surprise. The New Jersey governor has said “no” repeatedly when urged by Republican movers, shakers and donors to consider running for president. Last week’s last and final “no” theoretically puts the question to bed for good. But it also raises other questions. […]

October 12, 2011

Republicans Looking For (Another) Savior

When Rick Perry got in the presidential race, the clamor among Republican activists for fresh blood seemed to ease. But now that he’s had two poor debate performances where he got hammered for a relatively moderate record on immigration and his mandatory HPV vaccine for young girls — and now that he lost an early […]

September 24, 2011

Arab World Sours on Obama

Despite beginning his term with a boost in Arab opinion of the United States and a well-received reset of U.S./Muslim relations in Cairo in 2009, President Obama has taken a major hit in the region over the last year or so; the U.S. actually polls worse than it did during the last year of George […]

July 14, 2011