Posts Tagged ‘Robert Gates’

Pravda on the Potomac

Well, it’s about time.  In light of the McChrystal fiasco, the Pentagon has suddenly discovered that its 60,000 or so PR flacks must have been lying down on their multibillion dollar jobs, perhaps on Facebook or Craigslist, and has a new plan to prevent any more Rolling Stone episodes upsetting its most sacred moss, the [...]

The Snake Pit

This postpartisan thing?  Count me out.  Throughout his campaign, but particularly after assuming office, Obama indulged in a fantasy few capable of fogging a mirror would entertain: that Republicans could be responsible partners in this experiment we call Democracy.  The guy went to Harvard, and he believes that?  I confess I hoped he was lying. [...]