| Oct 25, 2012
| 9:45 AM
The last debate ("Candidates trade foreign policy jabs," Oct. 23) demonstrated that Mitt Romney's approach is back to how George W. Bush lead this country — with fear of "imminent threat." President Bush and Karl Rove lied to this country by using...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 3:00 AM
A number of news reports have suggested the possibility of the presidential election ending in a draw — both candidates garnering 269 electors. You need 270 to win.
A long shot?
Maybe. It happened in 1800, when Thomas Jefferson and Aaron Burr each...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 10:22 AM
Give some credit to the Republican National Committee for at least recognizing that the Grand Old Party has a bit too much "old" and not enough "grand." Its recently released 100-page, post-election analysis, put together by veteran party advisers, points...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 9:09 AM
There was a time when the lines between the practices of politics and journalism were clear-cut. Professional politicians did their thing, which was getting elected and getting others elected. Professional journalists did theirs, writing and telling how...
| Oct 20, 2010
| 6:07 AM
From the Z on TV blog:
Because it doesn't fit our online and digital bias, we in the media have not done very good job of reporting what is shaping up to be one of the biggest media stories of these very important midterm elections: television.
| May 10, 2012
| 11:45 AM
President Barack Obama's announcement Wednesday that he was done "evolving" and now supports same-sex marriage was, in retrospect, inevitable. Vice President Joe Biden made it so Sunday, when he remarked almost casually that he had grown "comfortable"...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 3:00 AM
JP Morgan, BP, Walmart, and the multibillionaire Koch brothers have just launched a TV advertisement blasting President Obama for the national debt.
Actually, I don't know who's behind the ad because there's no way to know. And that's a big problem.
| Nov 15, 2011
| 8:16 PM
About 15 protesters were asked to leave a speech by Karl Rove at Johns Hopkins University after staging "organized disruption," a university official said.
Some protesters were forcibly removed from the auditorium, said spokeswoman Tracey A. Reeves....
| Nov 17, 2011
| 4:28 PM
Chanting "We are the 99 percent," more than 200 protesters affiliated with Occupy Baltimore, unions and an activist group called Good Jobs Better Bmore marched across the Howard Street bridge during rush hour Thursday evening.
The protesters, who threw a...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 1:09 PM
Karl Rove spoke at the Johns Hopkins University last week. Mr. Rove delivered the final lecture for the Milton S. Eisenhower Symposium, which is entirely student run and sponsored by the university. I am a co-chair of this organization.
| Nov 28, 2011
| 9:33 AM
Perhaps it is a pure coincidence that Energy Answers International cut a $100,000 check to the Martin O'Malley-led Democratic Governors Association on the very same day that Governor O'Malley indicated he would sign state legislation that could be worth...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 5:00 AM
The Republican stance on health care is a strange mix of muddle and mendacity. The muddle comes from the GOP's presumptive nominee for president, Mitt Romney. The mendacity is the work of conservative super PACs that are spending millions on new attack...