2008 was "Change"; will 2012 be "Change it Back"? — The Morning Report, 7/12/11

In the News 1.  James Pethokoukis on what will, I’m quite sure, be the central Republican argument in the 2012 election battle: The Republican charge is a body shot aimed right at the belly of President Barack Obama’s re-election effort: He made it worse. No, not that White House efforts at boosting the American economy [Read More...]

Morning Report: The World Cup Women, More on Casey Anthony, Palin, Bachmann, and the Vanishing Black Middle Class

Palate Cleanser: If you missed it, check out the US women’s astonishing win over Brazil in the quarterfinals of the FIFA World Cup. In the News 1.  If you haven’t been following the twists and turns of the budget and debt-ceiling debate, now might be the time, as we’re entering the final stretch.  Get caught [Read More...]

Yes, I'm Questioning Your Patriotism

Update: Thanks to Hot Air and Instapundit for the links!  Please subscribe or follow on Facebook or Twitter! When “Don’t question my patriotism!” became the imperative of choice for the stylish liberal in the run-up to the 2004 election, I was a doctoral student at Harvard.  The very same faculty who spent half their time indicting [Read More...]

Bye-Bye Biden? Obama to Call on Cuomo?

I’ve been wondering when people would start talking about this possibility: President Obama is reportedly considering tapping New York governor Andrew Cuomo to take the place of Vice President Joe Biden in the upcoming 2012 presidential election, a move that could add a fresh face to the Obama administration. There are many reasons why this [Read More...]

Michelle Obama's Obesity Crusade: Coming Soon to a Church Near You?

Michelle Obama has been appearing at churches, including evangelical churches, to speak on health, fitness and the dangers of obesity.  I recently heard from a member of North Point Church, Andy Stanley’s church in the northern suburbs of Atlanta, that Michelle Obama appeared there last February.  Meghan Clyne at the Weekly Standard wrote about it in April. The [Read More...]


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