Articles in Category: 'Barack Obama'

By: Matt Towery | Posted: May 8, 2010 12:12 AM

Being fair as a pollster isn't that hard if you don't have an agenda. The same can be said of opinion pieces, as long as you can persuade readers to join you in weighing all sides of an issue. So here's my go at interjecting reality into some contemporary issues that often have been distorted.

 
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By: Matt Towery | Posted: July 9, 2010 4:05 AM
Let me first always remind readers that polls are a snapshot in time. Two years from now, President Obama could be sitting on top of the world politically. But for now, he has lost all but 38 percent approval from the critical "independent" American voters. They're the ones that gave him the presidency. He appears headstrong in his determination to show the nation what a disastrous presidency looks like.
 
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By: Matt Towery | Posted: September 4, 2010 4:05 AM

Mainstream media were taken aback when television and radio talk-show host Glenn Beck recently hosted a rally on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. The throng of people assembled to celebrate and hear more about religious and civic values than about partisan politics.

 
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By: Matt Towery | Posted: November 6, 2010 4:05 AM

Those who've followed this column over the years know that when President Obama was first elected, I tried valiantly to give him the benefit of the doubt. I believed for the best that his promise of "change" would be an exercise in moderation and sound judgment. But that didn't happen, and this past week's elections were a comprehensive rebuke of the first two years of his presidency.

 
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By: Matt Towery | Posted: July 28, 2011 3:55 AM

About a year before he made his first run for the presidency, I had a chance to sit down and talk extensively with former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney.

 
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By: Matt Towery | Posted: August 5, 2011 3:55 AM

So many want to put the entire blame on President Barack Obama for the reckless spending and huge debt that America suffers from. But it took an entire village of idiots to get us here.

 
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By: Matt Towery | Posted: September 22, 2011 3:55 AM

If anyone ever believed that the more conservative Bill Clinton really thought the more liberal Barack Obama was prepared to be president in 2008, let them wonder no longer.

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: February 20, 2012 3:55 AM
Many Republican House members, and the bloggers and tea partiers who cheered their victory in gaining a majority in November 2010, seem to be seething with discontent and eager for confrontation.
 
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By: Charles Krauthammer | Posted: February 17, 2012 3:55 AM
WASHINGTON -- Give him points for cleverness. President Obama's birth control "accommodation" was as politically successful as it was morally meaningless.
 
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By: Matt Towery | Posted: February 16, 2012 3:55 AM
Just three weeks earlier, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich was sailing high. He won the South Carolina primary and seemed headed for Florida with the wind at his back.
 
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By: Elizabeth Letchworth | Posted: February 13, 2012 12:14 PM
The president is protecting religious freedom in America. He has told us so.

 
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By: Thomas Sowell | Posted: February 14, 2012 3:55 AM
Although Barack Obama is the first black president of the United States, he is by no means unique, except for his complexion. He follows in the footsteps of other presidents with a similar vision, the vision at the heart of the Progressive movement that flourished a hundred years ago.
 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: February 13, 2012 3:55 AM
Rick Santorum won big victories in three small contests in the Republican presidential race last Tuesday. In doing so, he reshaped the oft-reshaped nomination battle once again.
 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: November 1, 2010 4:05 AM

NEW YORK -- It's always risky to appear onstage with a comedian. Not only are funny guys funny but they're aggressive.

 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: November 4, 2010 4:05 AM

NEW YORK -- Two words: Narrative, schmarrative.

 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: September 9, 2010 4:05 AM

NEW YORK -- How worried are Democrats? V-E-R-Y.

 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: September 16, 2010 4:05 AM
NEW YORK -- Of course I knew it all along. President Barack Obama is a Kenyan anti-colonialist and that's why he doesn't get us. He's a ticked-off African.
 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: July 16, 2011 3:55 AM

WASHINGTON -- Most would agree that one would have to stoop pretty low to question the story of a man's mother's death.

 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: July 30, 2011 3:55 AM
Fragging: "To intentionally kill or wound (one's superior officer, etc.), esp. with a hand grenade."
 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: January 4, 2012 3:55 AM
WASHINGTON -- The great thing about Iowa is that no matter who the voters select in their neighborhood huddles, it doesn't really matter.
 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: August 27, 2011 3:55 AM

WASHINGTON -- Rick Perry's rapid lead over previous Republican front-runner Mitt Romney was predictable.

 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: February 8, 2012 3:55 AM
WASHINGTON -- Most Americans can hardly believe we're having a national debate about birth control in the 21st century -- more than 50 years after The Pill became available and decades after condoms became as commonplace as, well, balloons.
 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: June 2, 2011 3:55 AM

Defense Secretary Robert Gates leaves office this month as widely respected as any public figure in America today, appreciated for his willingness to return to public service at a moment of high danger in Iraq and to faithfully serve presidents of both parties.

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: August 4, 2011 3:55 AM

"Leading from behind." That's what an unnamed White House aide told the New Yorker's Ryan Lizza that Barack Obama was doing on Libya.

 
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