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Lately he’s been to London and in December he intends to travel back to China, where he will participate in the first session of the Strategic Economic Dialogue.
This is a program he started, and which he had set up an all-Democrat, former Clinton Administration team to run it for him.
Some Republicans on Capitol Hill were upset by Paulson’s refusal to campaign on behalf of the Administration, but the White House went out of its way to protect him from too much criticism.p> PERMANENT VACANCY br> One reason Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice isn’t pushing hard for a Deputy Secretary of State is that she’s happy working with former Clinton administration State spokesman Nicholas Burns , who serves in the number three slot at Foggy Bottom. /p>
Much has been made that the position formerly held by Robert Zoellick remains unfilled, but the White House isn’t pushing very hard to fill the slot, in part because Rice has said that she works well with Burns.
Now that Democrats control the Senate, it would be far easier to slip Burns through the nomination process.
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?