For the next few days, political chatter is going to be focused largely on the U.S. Congress. Don’t get used to that.
For one thing, the strong probability that Republicans will take over the U.S. Senate in this year’s midterm elections means that Barack Obama will likely spend his last two years in office with a Capitol Hill controlled entirely by his adversaries.
If past is prologue, that means we should expect two years of the White House trying to govern almost entirely by executive fiat. It’s likely immigration will be the first front on which that fight breaks out —…
"So, a 'senior Obama administration official' called the prime minister of Israel -- our closest ally in the Middle East and one of the few nations in the region that is not (a) imploding or (b) actively funding or supporting terrorists -- 'a chickenshit.' While that word has rocketed around the globe, other descriptions of Benjamin Netanyahu include, 'recalcitrant, myopic, reactionary, obtuse, blustering…[more]
—David French, American Center for Law and Justice Senior Counsel
— David French, American Center for Law and Justice Senior Counsel