Author: AFF Editors

Aug 02,2009

What Obama secretly believes

James Kirchick has a very interesting article in the Sunday Post. Since declaring himself as a candidate for President, Barack Obama has consistently stated that he opposes gay marriage. Yet...

Aug 02,2009

Speaking of non-controversial people…

As noted below, the WaPo described President Obama’s candidates for the Presidential Medal of Freedom as not “particularly controversial”. Aside from the points MK raised about Ted Kennedy, it’s worth...

Aug 02,2009

Can a scandal last for forty years? Should it?

On Thursday, President Obama announced that he would award the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor, to sixteen individuals, including Sen. Ted Kennedy. Mary Katherine is not...

Aug 02,2009

Palin: Anatomy of the divorce rumor

The Orlando Sentinel reports on an Alaska blog’s claim that Sarah Palin is getting a divorce: The No. 1 search term in Google right now is “sarah palin divorce.” The...

Jul 31,2009

David Brooks mixes religion and politics

This may make sense if you’re Jewish: Gail, as you know, I begin and end my days by reciting Congressional Budget Office reports. I even put on tefillin, just to...