‘At the heart of the Iran deal was a giant fiction that a murderous regime desired only a peaceful nuclear energy program.’
As the world implodes around them, President Obama and his advisors blithely find time to lavish praise on each other and themselves.
2018 began with the conclusion of a high-profile court case illuminating illicit Iranian financing schemes executed during the Obama years.
Both President Trump and President Obama took action to prevent dramatic premium spikes due to Obamacare’s insurance mandates. Yet only Trump was accused of ‘sabotage.’
President Trump has yet to enforce the law, or the Constitution, on Obamacare, having undone none of his predecessor’s illegal and extralegal acts.
The president will soon make one of the weightiest decisions of his presidency: whether he should increase America’s military mission in Afghanistan.
President Trump does not believe the United States has enemies only because we create them, or that anything good comes from accommodating hostile regimes.
Qatar, which has long sponsored terrorist groups, faces an embargo by the Gulf states that risks cutting the country off from most of its trade routes and food supplies.
Both President Obama’s signing of the Paris climate agreement and President Trump’s withdrawal from it are quantitatively trivial, but politically symbolic.
When you have complete uniformity of opinions, you no longer have a democracy. People who wail about the divisiveness in our society want us to all have the same opinions—theirs.
During the Obama era, our military maneuvers were transparent to a fault. We need the element of surprise when conducting operations overseas.
When Trump makes empty threats against the press, the media are in outrage. When a federal judge rules that Obama violated the Constitution, they ignore it.
The notion that Trump was at fault for a Navy SEAL’s death—any more than those who died on Obama’s watch are his fault—doesn’t stand up to scrutiny.
President Trump has escalated the controversy over alleged Russian interference in the campaign into a political war between the current and former presidents.
The claims of incompetence are rushing like a torrent from every direction and with such hysteria that you’d think the chaos of Armageddon was upon us.
It’s somewhat ironic that this email was disclosed the same day the anti-Trump universe was spinning into the stratosphere over Michael Flynn’s resignation as President Trump’s national security advisor.
Defeating ISIS would most likely necessitate a holistic, long-term approach in Iraq along the lines of the 2007 surge. But this would cost the president significant political capital.
President Trump follows in President Obama’s path of not enforcing Obamacare’s requirement that people disclose their compliance. Nobody cared when Obama did it, but they care now.
Donald Trump and Barack Obama both have an unerring personal style that enhances who they are as men as well as politicians.
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