Archive: July 01, 2007 - July 07, 2007

Today's Hot Topics: Hillary Clinton, Global Warming

The Los Angeles Times explains how Hillary Clinton's stance on Scooter Libby highlights her growing Bill problem, while Julie Flint argues in the New York Times that Hillary's plan for Darfur would hurt humanitarian efforts there.

By Rob Anderson | July 6, 2007; 9:15 AM ET | Comments (24)

Today's Columns: Why the Bush Administration Is Your Fault

Los Angeles Times columnist Rosa Brooks explains why we should blame ourselves for the failures of the Bush administration.

By Rob Anderson | July 6, 2007; 9:11 AM ET | Comments (13)

Today's Editorials: The Immigration Reform We Still Need

The Washington Post argues that even though comprehensive immigration reform has died in the Senate, Congress still needs to reform certain aspects of the U.S. immigration system as soon as possible.

By Rob Anderson | July 6, 2007; 9:07 AM ET | Comments (5)

Today's Hot Topics: Syrian Arms Buildup, the Court

The Los Angeles Times and the Washington Post worry that Syria's arms buildup means a new war is just around the corner in the Middle East, while the New York Times, Washington Post columnist David Broder and USA Today's Tony Mauro take on the Supreme Court's school segregation case.

By Rob Anderson | July 5, 2007; 9:26 AM ET | Comments (9)

Today's Columns: Mike Gravel's "Avant Garde" Ads

After watching presidential candidate Mike Gravel's "Dadaist campaign ads," Crispin Sartwell argues in the Los Angeles Times that Gravel "is the avant garde of the new artpolitical era."

By Rob Anderson | July 5, 2007; 9:17 AM ET | Email a Comment

Today's Editorials: Libby Hypocrisy

USA Today argues that the reaction from both sides of the aisle over President Bush's commutation of Scooter Liby's perjury sentence is "as hypocritical as it is unenlightening."

By Rob Anderson | July 5, 2007; 9:15 AM ET | Comments (2)

Happy Independence Day

The Editorialist is off today enjoying BBQ and fireworks. We'll be back tomorrow. Happy Fourth....

By Rob Anderson | July 4, 2007; 1:32 AM ET | Comments (1)

Today's Hot Topic: Libby

The Washington Post and New York Times slam President Bush for commuting Scooter Libby's prison sentence, New York Times columnist David Brooks says the president did exactly the right thing and the Wall Street Journal says he should have pardoned Libby outright.

By Rob Anderson | July 3, 2007; 8:57 AM ET | Comments (116)

Today's Columns: How Hamas Survives

In the Los Angeles Times, Matthew Levitt explains how Hamas can afford to pay for its military operations, even as it faces an international "economic siege."

By Rob Anderson | July 3, 2007; 8:53 AM ET | Email a Comment

Today's Editorials: The Supreme Court Disappoints

The Washington Post labels the Supreme Court's most recent term "unsurprising and disappointing," and suggests that the editors regret supporting the nominations of John Roberts and Samuel Alito to the Court.

By Rob Anderson | July 3, 2007; 8:51 AM ET | Comments (6)

Today's Hot Topic: Still the Court

The Los Angeles Times blasts the Supreme Court for its latest round of decisions, while Wall Street Journal columnist Abigail Thernstorm argues that the Court's recent Brown v. Board of Education ruling was too muddled to be effective.

By Rob Anderson | July 2, 2007; 9:12 AM ET | Comments (5)

Today's Columns: Why Republicans Should Stick with the Surge

Los Angeles Times columnist Max Boot argues that Republicans, for both moral and political reasons, should remain resolutely in support of the "surge" plan in Iraq.

By Rob Anderson | July 2, 2007; 9:09 AM ET | Comments (3)

Today's Editorials: Environmentalists v. Auto Workers

The Wall Street Journal argues that by supporting stricter Corporate Average Fuel Economy standards for American-made cars, congressional Democrats "are siding with upscale environmental lobbies over American carmakers and workers."

By Rob Anderson | July 2, 2007; 9:06 AM ET | Comments (8)

 

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