Some Things Never Change

Today, after six days of being out of the country (apparently in Argentina, after his staff telling the media and his constituents that he was merely "hiking the Appalachian trail"), Governor Mark Sanford returned to the USA and held a press conference at approximately 2pm, in which he - to many people's surprise - confessed that he had not only been in Argentina, but that his reason for going...

Are You SURE You Meant To Say That?

Methinks George Will - the "sensible conservative" on the Sunday morning political talk shows - might have wanted to re-read his most-recent Washington Post column before passing it along to the editor. Because it seems pretty clear he didn't think through the implications of a lot of his argument: The puzzle is: Why does the president, who says that were America "starting from scratch" he would...