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Yes, Democrats Have a Fundraising Problem

August 22, 2017

[ Originally published on this site as post ] Clio Chang, The New RepublicThe momentum is all on the Democrats’ side. Donald Trump is historically unpopular. The progressive base is angry and activated, with semi-regular […]

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At Paul Ryan Town Hall, Not a Word on Russia

August 22, 2017

[ Originally published on this site as post ] Byron York, Washington ExaminerHouse Speaker Paul Ryan joined CNN’s Jake Tapper for a nationally-televised town hall in Ryan’s Wisconsin district Monday night. CNN pick…

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Trump’s Confused and Troubling Afghanistan Speech

August 22, 2017

[ Originally published on this site as post ] Amy Sorkin, The New YorkerPresident Trump’s explanation of his plan for Afghanistan lacked basic details, most notably the number of American lives it might involve.

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America Is Out of Ideas in Afghanistan

August 22, 2017

[ Originally published on this site as post ] Susan Glasser, PoliticoOnly one thing was clear after President Trump’s vague speech: Nobody knows what to do.

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The ‘Resistance’ Loses Its Senses

August 22, 2017

[ Originally published on this site as post ] Conrad Black, National Review OnlineThe vilification of Trump over Charlottesville shows that his enemies have taken temporary leave of their senses …

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Afghanistan Strategy a Defining Moment for Mattis

August 22, 2017

[ Originally published on this site as post ] Sandra Erwin, RealClearDefenseThe Afghanistan war strategy that President Trump announced Monday night was remarkable in that it was not a string of angry tweets but the […]

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Trump Rejects Bush/Obama Approach in Afghanistan

August 22, 2017

[ Originally published on this site as post ] Monica Showalter, Am. ThinkerTo hear the media call it, President Trump has retreated from his original stance on Afghanistan in his pivotal new policy speech and […]

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For Trump’s Generals, This Is Personal

August 22, 2017

[ Originally published on this site as post ] Peter Bergen, CNNPeter Bergen says many of the President’s top advisers have served in Afghanistan or have personal ties to the war and know that an […]

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