Charles Lipson

Trump’s pox upon his party

16 November 2022 6:54 pm

Donald Trump has some well-proven abilities – the ability to cost Republicans winnable elections for the House and Senate, the…

Manchin’s rebuke shows how toxic Biden’s energy views are

6 November 2022 6:52 am

It’s not often that a senator launches a brutal, frontal assault on a president from his own party. It’s even…

Ukraine turns the tables on Russia

7 September 2022 12:57 pm

Russia’s brutal war on Ukraine has moved into a new phase, a very encouraging one for Ukraine and its western…

Biden is the emperor with no clothes

12 July 2022 1:05 pm

The emperor is naked. The public knows it, and they’re finally beginning to speak the obvious truth. The emperor, in…

Is Ukraine going to win?

23 May 2022 5:35 pm

The climactic battle for Ukraine is being fought in the east, on the dangerous, open terrain of the Donbas. Since…

Just how long can Russia sustain the war in Ukraine?

18 May 2022 6:21 pm

The sheer complexity of the war in Ukraine can mask its most important features. So let’s cut through the complexity…

Will Ron DeSantis run against Donald Trump?

27 April 2022 8:51 pm

Last week, Florida governor Ron DeSantis took two big steps to solidify his popularity with the Republican base, not only…

The shameful silence about the Hunter Biden laptop story

20 March 2022 10:00 pm

Well over a year after the presidential election, long after all mainstream media outlets killed a legitimate story about Hunter…

Russia’s war on Ukraine: the lessons so far

8 March 2022 10:20 pm

The sheer complexity – and horror – of Russia’s war on Ukraine makes it difficult to distil the essential points. To take…

The end of the post-Cold War era

27 February 2022 8:00 pm

Russia’s invasion is not just an effort to retake what was once part of the Soviet Union. It is a…

What really happens if Russia invades Ukraine?

15 February 2022 1:47 am

Russia will pay an enormous price if it invades Ukraine, whether it goes for the whole country or only the…

Nancy takes a knee for Beijing at the Winter Olympics

5 February 2022 8:45 am

Nancy Pelosi, stock-trader extraordinaire, doubles as an adviser to America’s Olympic athletes. And her wise, nuanced advice to them is…

The little president who cried racism

16 January 2022 2:39 pm

President Biden’s wisdom and penetrating intelligence sometimes escape him. So far, they have stayed away for fifty years and show…

Kamala’s bad press isn’t ‘racist’ or ‘sexist’

24 December 2021 7:46 am

Vice President Kamala Harris has been quoted as saying her media coverage would be better if she were a white man.…

Biden is losing America

29 November 2021 11:10 pm

Plummeting polls are sending a clear message to the Biden administration, but the President is deaf, dumb and blind to…

How Glenn Youngkin beat the Democrats in Virginia

3 November 2021 7:40 pm

When a Republican wins in a reliably Democratic state, it’s big news. That’s exactly what happened in Virginia, where newcomer…

Trump’s never-ending ‘stolen election’ story damages America

21 October 2021 9:32 am

Enough is enough. Yes, there were problems with last November’s election, but they have been litigated and audited for months.…

The Democrat ‘squad’ will regret shooting down Israel’s Iron Dome

23 September 2021 5:12 pm

America’s left-wing progressives won a victory this week in their long-running battle with Israel. They managed, at least temporarily, to…

Joe Biden’s victory lap around Afghan defeat

1 September 2021 3:56 pm

President Biden walked to the White House podium on Tuesday and proclaimed the US withdrawal from Afghanistan an ‘extraordinary success’.…

The cost of the terrible tragedy at Kabul airport

27 August 2021 8:06 am

America’s frantic, confused exit from Afghanistan was a humiliating shambles even before today’s terrorist attack. Now, it is something much worse. It…

Biden’s press conference was a feast of disinformation

21 August 2021 8:14 am

Joe Biden emerged from his cave, saw his shadow, and told us there will be three more years of winter.…

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Why Andrew Cuomo had to go

11 August 2021 7:49 am

The announcement that Andrew Cuomo will resign in two weeks follows the total collapse of his political support among Democrats…

Getting UN help on American civil rights is a great idea

18 July 2021 12:37 pm

The small-minded people who believe in freedom and democratic self-government have their shorts in a bunch over the Biden administration’s…

How cable news will inevitably politicize the Surfside building tragedy

26 June 2021 9:48 am

Nothing could be more predictable than media coverage of the catastrophic building collapse in Surfside, Florida. Cable news will feature…

Let the president play on the beach or the golf course

5 June 2021 10:55 pm

Every president is criticized, sooner or later, for taking too many days off, for lounging around when we’ve hired him…