Richard Cohen on McCain’s tactic of lying.

We’re starting to see the wheels come off of the Straight Talk Express. I long admired McCain as the sort of guy with whom I’d agree about little, but respect for his honesty and frankness. But gradually, over the last couple of years, I saw him turn his back on his beliefs without explanation (and […]

Frank Rich on the presidential race.

Frank Rich provided an astute analysis of the presidential race in Saturday’s Times that’s well worth reading. He looks specifically at Palin’s influence on the Republican ticket, and what her selection says about McCain and the party. Palin is dangerously like President Bush: an eager, pliant naif who, if elected, will do as told by […]