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Fox News Grovels to Bernie Sanders
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Fox News Grovels to Bernie Sanders

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), the so-called “democratic socialist” running for president as a Democrat, made a surprise appearance on “Fox News Sunday” with Chris Wallace. But there was no discussion of what “democratic socialism” is or how it may differ from...
A Disaster Worse Than Libya
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A Disaster Worse Than Libya

Now that another presidential primary is over, can the media take a few minutes to insist that the candidates address some important issues like the crisis in Aleppo, Syria? Tens of thousands of Syrians are dying or fleeing the Russians and the Iranians, who h...
The Media's Softness for Sanders and Socialism
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The Media's Softness for Sanders and Socialism

At the start of the Democratic presidential race, the media viewed the contest as a cakewalk. The compassionate and gloriously wonky Hillary Clinton faced no one who could be viewed as her equal. Game over. When Sen. Bernie Sanders made noises about running ag...
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...