• The Pope’s Message To America

    The Pope’s Message To America

    Pope Francis was busy yesterday, and with a set of appointments which will impact the U.S. though not directly, and which most definitely sends a message to every Catholic in America, though not perhaps the one you are expecting. It is definitely not “Happy New Year and thanks for protecting…

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  • Making A Little News On New Year’s Eve

    So I taped an interview with Buzzfeed's editor-in-chief Ben Smith this morning, one that led Ben to delete a front page headline splash for this story, and which triggered a bunch of follow-on stories among media reporters like The Daily Caller's Al Weaver. Ben's a good guest and willing to…

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  • Making A Little News On New Year’s Eve

    So I taped an interview with Buzzfeed's editor-in-chief Ben Smith this morning, one that led Ben to delete a front page headline splash for this story, and which triggered a bunch of follow-on stories among media reporters like The Daily Caller's Al Weaver. Ben's a good guest and willing to…

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  • The Last Non-Story Story Of 2014

    By all accounts, Representative Steve Scalise is a very good and decent man. His colleague from across the aisle, Rep. Cedric L. Richmond, the only black Louisiana Democrat in Congress, confirms this. From the Washington Post story by By Ed O'Keefe and Robert Costa: “I don't think Steve Scalise has…

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  • Jeb v. The Rest

    by Brian Fahy & Garrett Fahy In politics as in life, past is prologue. Thus, a Bush is the first candidate to announce that he may be running for president, this time in 2016. Jeb Bush's announcement to seek the most consequential job on earth, made in the most underwhelming…

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  • The Future Of Broadcast News And Punditry

    I hope you had a chance to listen to yesterday's show. Guest hosting for me was Lanhee Chen, the David and Diane Steffy Research Fellow at the Hoover Institution; director of Domestic Policy Studies and lecturer in the Public Policy Program at Stanford University and a lecturer in law at…

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  • Common Core and The 2016 GOP Nomination

    My Monday column for the Washington Examiner will focus on the same subject as does the lead op-ed in today's New York Times opinion section: Common Core. The early link to my column is here. The link to the Times' column, “Rage Against The Common Core,” is here. Read them…

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