If there’s anything to this New York Times story, Maliki’s spokesman didn’t say anything about being mistranslated and taken out of context until after U.S. diplomats complained. Andrew McCarthy provides some useful Maliki context. This has the potential to become a problem for McCain’s Iraq position, even (perhaps especially) if Maliki is just playing to a domestic political audience, if an Iraqi desire for the U.S. military presence to wind down becomes one of the major facts on the ground.
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?