Quote of the day

March 4, 2009

Charles Krauthammer on the Obama Administration selling-out Poland and the Czech Republic to Russia:

The Czechs and the Poles went out on a limb, exposed themselves to Russian pressure, and we have shown that Eastern Europe is not as sovereign as it appears if the Russian influence is there, and we will acquiesce in what they consider their own sphere of influence.

This administration has prided itself, flattered itself on deploying smart diplomacy. "Smart diplomacy" is a meaningless idea, but if it has any meaning at all, it is not ever doing something as humiliating, amateurish, and stupid as this.

Feeling beat up


Obama losing centrist Democrats?

March 4, 2009

Senator Evan Bayh (D-IN) attacks the administration’s lack of fiscal responsibility.


A continuing embarrassment

March 4, 2009

The ranking Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, Pete Hoekstra, has called on President Obama to withdraw the appointment of Chas Freeman as head of the National Intelligence Council. I wrote about Mr. Freeman’s disgraceful opinions here.

(hat tip: Weekly Standard)