Political Hay
Political Hay
by | Mar 3, 2020

Since the 1988 presidential elections, at least 60 percent of the American Jewish population voted for the Democratic candidate. Seeing themselves as heirs to that legacy, Democratic 2020 presidential candidates Joe Biden and Michael Bloomberg have remarked that Israel is…

by | Feb 27, 2020

A year ago, in his 2019 State of the Union, Donald Trump vowed, “Here, in the United States, we are alarmed by new calls to adopt socialism in our country. Tonight, we renew our resolve that America will never be…

by | Feb 26, 2020

Time is running out for the Democratic Party and, by this time next week, it will probably be too late for them to turn back. More than a third of the delegates to their national convention will be chosen next…

by | Feb 26, 2020

I remember the excitement, 20 years ago, that surrounded the first Jewish vice presidential candidate and his Jewish identity. As an observant Jewish senator, Joe Lieberman would walk, not drive, to Congress to cast a vote on the Sabbath. He…

by | Feb 24, 2020

Eight days remain until the crucial “Super Tuesday” primaries, and the unmistakable momentum of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has the Democratic Party establishment quaking in fear. Longtime Clinton adviser James Carville went off on potential Sanders voters on MSNBC Saturday…

by | Feb 22, 2020

Is it conceivable that Brexit passions are spent in Westminster? Have political exertions of the last four years — of devising stratagems and repelling Remainers — exhausted the fervor for independence? For while some MPs may be world-weary, rank-and-file Brexiteers…

by | Feb 21, 2020

As President Trump’s opposition falls, its violence rises. The danger in this insidious inverse response is that the divergent fortunes of Trump and his opponents is likely to grow. This sets the stage for even greater leftist outbursts and their…

by | Feb 19, 2020

If the main concern for most Americans is indeed “the economy, stupid,” as James Carville famously opined, then Trump is winning bigly. From rising wages to record low unemployment to skyrocketing markets, there is little, if anything, the president’s potent combination of tax cuts and…

by | Feb 18, 2020

The hypocrisy is stunning. The inspector general’s report says former Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe lied at least four times, three times under oath. But McCabe skates and Roger Stone is in prison — put there by a jury headed…

by | Feb 16, 2020

There is no act of treachery or meanness of which a political party is not capable; for in politics there is no honour. — Benjamin Disraeli Barely two weeks since Brexiteers celebrated Britain’s exit from the European Union, already alarms are…

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