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Archives for Mona Charen - 2/18 - Commentary

When Is a Scandal Not a Scandal?

President Barack Obama has flouted the law again and again -- unilaterally rewriting the health law at least 18 times since passage; changing immigration law by executive fiat (after having explained that to do so would be beyond the scope of his con ...

The Bizarre Story of Trading Terrorists for Sgt. Bergdahl

Speaking to graduates at West Point (New York), President Barack Obama tooted on his toy horn, "al-Qaida's leadership on the border region between Pakistan and Afghanistan has been decimated." Even that slender boast -- just on the border regions? -- ...

Why VA Service Won't Improve

Here's a not-so-bold prediction: After the press loses interest in the Veterans Affairs scandal, after the investigations have been completed and one or two officials have resigned, nothing will change. Is this cynicism? Not really. It comes down to ...

Margaret Thatcher of India?

Is the election of a pro-business, pro-American, growth-oriented prime minister in the world's largest democracy good news or bad news for the world's oldest democracy? We in that oldest democracy are currently governed by the Democrats, a party that ...

Democrats and Republicans Talking Past the Voters

It's a cliche to say that Washington, D.C., is "out of touch" with voters, but there's something to it. Arguably, in 2012, the Republican Party seemed focused on a subject -- debt -- that wasn't a high priority for average Americans. Sincere Republic ...

Could You Lie to a Bereaved Father?

The Ben Rhodes memo revealing the duplicity of this administration on the subject of Benghazi reminds us about the character of those involved. That President Barack Obama could lie so evenly and so passionately (remember the second presidential deba ...

Special Rules for Democrats

Remember poverty? It was once a chief preoccupation of the Democratic Party. Lyndon Johnson made war on it. An entire ecosystem of federal, state and local programs has been created over the course of the past half-century to combat it, costing taxpa ...

Republican Candidates, Answer War on Women

Just because your opponent is hurling baseless or even ridiculous charges does not mean that you are free to disregard them. You may think it's absurd to argue that you are engaged in a "war on women." But contempt for the accusation is not enough. S ...

Time Bombs in the Democrat Coalition

The Republican Party is roiling with internal conflicts, say the analysts. The tea party is confronting the establishment. The noninterventionists are at war (forgive the expression) with the interventionists. The libertarians would like the party to ...

Aiming High

There's an MRCTV video circulating on the Internet that features a man with a microphone asking college students in Washington, D.C., to name just one member of the United States Senate. At least half a dozen are stumped. When he asks how many senato ...


  • "Actually, the brainwashing began much earlier, right after the Carter administration created the Dept. of Education." Comment by nobs
    Posted in Defense Against Demagogues
  • "When gasoline sold at record prices, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., said, "I think it's time to say to these people,..." Comment by certie
    Posted in Defense Against Demagogues
  • "Lack of law enforcement and employers of illegals are the real culprits. Illegals were greeted with open arms, "Come on..." Comment by salt
    Posted in Immigration Reform

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