The Word You Are Looking for Is “Genocide”

Comes now the part of the year when attention turns to the ethnic cleansing of 1.5 million Armenians at the hands of Turkey in the aftermath of the fall of the Ottoman Empire. Back in 2008, candidate Barack Obama pledged that he would call these massacres what they were--genocide. Times have changed: White House officials …

Running Campaigns and Running the Country

Back in 2008, Obama partisans pointed to the fact that their candidate presided over a well-run and well-executed campaign, and claimed that this would translate into an ability to run the country as well as the campaign was run. The claim was always bogus--being a competent president of the United States is harder (by many …

Yet Another Sign that Hillary Clinton Is Running for President

Doug Schoen is a pollster who helped Bill Clinton get re-elected president in 1996, and whose partner, Mark Penn, helped advise Hillary Clinton's 2008 campaign for president. Now, Schoen has written a book that blasts Barack Obama's foreign policy, while being exceedingly careful to spare Hillary Clinton any criticism; indeed, the book apparently goes out …