Assessing LBJ

Dallek titled one of his volumes on Johnson – Flawed Giant. That, I suspect, will be the ultimate verdict of history. A big, passionate...

The Middle Doesn’t Hold

Lots of Republicans, particularly the Tea Party wing of the party, love the Club for Growth and its mouthpiece former Rep. Chris Chocola...

True Confessions

Just review the run-up to the already celebrated interview that hasn’t even aired yet. First, its leaked to the New York Times days ago...

Mark Hatfield

Not Likely to See His Kind Again I’ve always thought of Mark Hatfield, the Oregon Republican who died on Sunday, as looking and acting...

Leaking Oil and Credibility – Part II

As a result of the BP oil spill in the Gulf, Barack Obama has learned – let’s hope he’s learned – some lessons about leadership in a...

Leaking Oil and Credibility

I’ve been asked a dozen times since the BP oil spill developed in the Gulf of Mexico what I would have advised the company’s executives...

Toyota’s Troubles

David Letterman’s monologue hit a little close to home the other night. Dave said that things had gotten so bad at Toyota that the...