President Obama spoke for 4 minutes longer at their first debate, on October 3, 2012. Governor Romney got in 541 more words. Former NYT executive editor Bill Keller wrote “As a format, it was fairly stupefying, and what it mostly demonstrated was which candidate came prepared to seize the time. (Someone calculated afterwards that Obama … Read more

Short answer: They’re not. Repeated studies show that conservatives, whether or not you correct for income and other differences, give more charity than liberals. They donate more money. They donate more time. They donate more blood. A few years ago Nicholas Kristof  responded to this by calling on liberals to give more. He charitably referred … Read more

Short answer: No, but she twisted his words in a misleading and inflammatory fashion On the broader question of did DWS lie about the Examiner misquoting her: Short answer: Yes Here’s the rundown: 1. Michael Oren calls to highlight bi-partisan support of Israel Israel’s ambassador has said that it’s not in Israel’s interest to portray … Read more

Update: Here’s the actual speech Here are reviews from left and right, and here’s a transcript. Below was my projection. Consider: If Barack Obama wins re-election, he maintains significant power for the next four years. If he loses, especially is he’s defeated sharply, the Clintons should be able to greatly increase their influence. They can … Read more

“Boy, these conservatives are really something, aren’t they? They’re all in favor of the unborn. They will do anything for the unborn. But once you’re born, you’re on your own. Pro-life conservatives are obsessed with the fetus from conception to nine months. After that, they don’t want to know about you. They don’t want to … Read more

Short Answer: Democrats Republican platform on abortion has changed little since 1984. Meanwhile the Democratic platform has gone from Pro-Choice to Pro-Abortion. Both platforms are silent on the issues of exceptions or limitations to their core Pro-Choice or Pro-Life positions. Naturally, each side’s media allies paint the other side’s silence as assertions that there are … Read more

The Democrats are pinning their 2012 hopes on demonizing the Pro-Life camp and convincing Americans that it’s Republicans who are becoming more extreme. However, the Republican platform on abortion has changed little in the past 25 years. It’s the Democrats’ platform that keeps getting more extreme. 1976 Reproductive Rights—We fully recognize the religious and ethical … Read more

Unlike the Democratic platform which has gone from Pro-Choice to Pro-Abortion, the Republican platform has had only minor changes since 1984. The platform has always been silent on the issue of exceptions, just as the Democratic platform has always been silent on the issue of limitations. It is only in the 2012 dishonest media blitz … Read more