Michelle Obama Falls Into the Identity Politics Trap

The high point of Michelle Obama’s rousing speech to the Democratic Convention came when she was discussing her efforts to protect her children from the pettiness of politics in the spotlight. She encouraged them that the hateful language they hear “does not represent the true spirit of the country” and that when someone acts like…
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Counting Down the Top 20 Most Ridiculous Things Democrats Said in 2014 (8 through 15)

It’s been another frustrating year in the nation’s capital. President Obama decided that the Constitution was more a set of guidelines than hard and fast rules, Sen. Reid decided that debating or passing legislation were passé concepts, Vice President Biden continued to crank up his gaffe machine, Secretary of State John Kerry showed us that…
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Counting Down the Top 20 Most Ridiculous Things Democrats Said in 2014 (1 through 7)

1. President Obama: “We don’t have a strategy yet.” In late August, President Obama was finally ready to stop downplaying the threat of the Islamic State, labeling them a “cancer” that must be dealt with “so that it does not spread.” Unfortunately, while Islamic State fighters were barreling through Syria and Iraq for much of…
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