Charles Krauthammer / Politics

A Foreign Policy of Self-Delusion

WASHINGTON -- Barack Obama's 949-word response on Monday to a question about foreign policy weakness showed the president at his worst: defensive, irritable, contradictory and at times detached from reality. It began with a complaint about ...

Finally getting it right on affirmative action

WASHINGTON -- Every once in a while a great, conflicted country gets an insoluble problem exactly right. Such is the Supreme Court's ruling this week on affirmative action. It upheld a Michigan referendum prohibiting the state from discriminating ...