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GOP's Platoon of Accomplished Governors Falls Flat With Voters
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GOP's Platoon of Accomplished Governors Falls Flat With Voters

The Iowa caucuses may have only muddied the waters in the race for the White House, but they did almost definitively decide one thing: The next president will not be a governor. That's an amazing revelation because, just one year ago, the smart money was betti...
How History Shapes the New Hampshire Primary
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How History Shapes the New Hampshire Primary

Benning Wentworth is not a name you'll run across in New Hampshire primary coverage. But he arguably did as much as anyone else to establish the political culture -- or cultures -- of America's first-in-the-nation primary state. Wentworth was governor of New...
Obama's Mosque Speech Was a Dangerous Fantasy
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Obama's Mosque Speech Was a Dangerous Fantasy

For eight years now, the president has reprimanded the American people for their attitudes about Islam. And Barack Obama’s big speech to the Islamic Society of Baltimore — granted, filled with many harmless platitudes — was no different, leaving little room fo...
Hillary Clinton's Email Problems: Growing Crisis or Nothing to See?
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Hillary Clinton's Email Problems: Growing Crisis or Nothing to See?

The media’s double standard has been on full display with a number of softball interviews and a staged CNN town hall held for the Democratic presidential candidates. The left-wing mainstream media are waiting to crown Hillary Clinton, even before the votes are...
Ted Cruz and the Body of Christ
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Ted Cruz and the Body of Christ

There is a misplaced fear -- shared, I'm sad to say, by many on the right -- that Christian conservatives are zealots, theocrats and all-around bogeymen. Ever since the advent of the moral majority during the Reagan years, establishment Republicans have been...
Probing for Clues in the Iowa Caucus Numbers
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Probing for Clues in the Iowa Caucus Numbers

Now that the results of last Monday's Iowa caucuses are in, speculation naturally turns to next Tuesday's New Hampshire primary. Will Donald Trump fail once again to receive the percentage he's getting in polls? Will Marco Rubio build on his close third-pla...
MS-13 gang infiltrates Boston schools
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MS-13 gang infiltrates Boston schools

Boston’s public schools have a gang recruitment problem — and the city doesn’t want to admit it. Police Commissioner William B. Evans told me yesterday that East Boston High School isn’t a “breeding ground” for members of MS-13 — one of the country’s most viol...