Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas is indisputably good at one part of his job -- always referring to the migrant surge at the border as a "challenge" and never a "crisis."
He visited Del Rio, Texas on Monday and refused to use the offending word about more than 10,000 Haitian migrants huddled under a bridge, ...Read more
The best indication that Larry Elder was going down hard in the California recall wasn't the polling, although that all swung the wrong way in the final weeks, but his suggestion late in the campaign that Democrats were going to steal the election.
Preemptive excuse-making isn't a sign of great confidence -- the winning side never complains of ...Read more
It's hard to imagine more humiliating images than what we've seen in Afghanistan in recent weeks, from the hasty evacuation of the U.S. Embassy in Kabul to the chaotic scenes outside the airport.
Our surrender to a band of AK-47-bearing guerrillas after 20 years has, understandably, occasioned autumnal thoughts about American power.
Even the ...Read more
Talk about a catastrophic success.
The Biden administration wants credit for the Afghanistan evacuation as measured by the sheer number of people it flew out amid a security and humanitarian crisis of its own making.
This is the arsonist bragging about how many fires he has put out.
Those with memories that stretch past a couple of weeks ago ...Read more
California Gov. Gavin Newsom is a princeling of progressivism who has ascended to the summit of political power in one of the bluest states in the country, and yet is in real danger of suffering a humiliating defeat.
In a few weeks, he could be recalled and, after a lifetime of political striving, replaced by a conservative talk-radio host who ...Read more
Poor Ron Klain.
It's not a good sign when a White House chief of staff to a Democratic president wants to re-tweet favorable news coverage and all he can find is the least credible and most slavishly loyal commentators on the internet.
The Afghanistan fiasco has created that most disorienting and discomfiting experience for a progressive ...Read more