By R. Emmett Tyrrell | 11/08/13 10:27 AM
How does one explain the victory of Bill de Blasio over Joseph J. Lhota by some 500,000 votes? I have viewed all the learned studies offered up by the psephologists. I have studied the pundits' blah. If there were chicken entrails to be read, I would have read them. Frankly, I am at a loss to...
By R. Emmett Tyrrell | 10/02/13 05:47 PM
WASHINGTON -- It is the most thunderous proof of the Taranto Principle to date. I am speaking of the Senate's rejection of the House of Representative's proposal to delay the individual mandate of the Affordable Care Act for a year, along with the federal subsidy for congressional lawmakers and...
By R. Emmett Tyrrell | 09/11/13 07:52 PM
WASHINGTON — It has now been just over a year since a group of terrorists overwhelmed our diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya, and killed four Americans, one of whom was our ambassador, two of whom were former SEALs. Today, we know little more than we did then, despite the bluster of the...
By R. Emmett Tyrrell | 09/05/13 03:22 PM
It was one of the most comic, presidential moments in recent American history: President Barack Obama's solitary walk across the South Lawn of the White House. Supposedly it made history.
By R. Emmett Tyrrell | 07/03/13 08:15 PM
WASHINGTON -- I am immersed in research on the life of he who was called the Lion of the Senate, Edward M. Kennedy, known by one and all as Teddy. Readers of this column will be surprised to hear that I do not think his life was totally devoted to mischief. Oh, yes, there was the Chappaquiddick...
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