Intelligence and catastrophic policy positions are not mutually exclusive. The real question is whether he's wise enough to know better.
Sponsored by Reps. Ron Paul, Barney Frank, Dana Rohrabacher, and others, the bill would transform the drug war, but is unlikely to pass.
Secrets so shocking that his aversion to transparency would make perfect sense...
The media's go to source for kill figures is the New America Foundation. But its invaluable work is being cited in support of conclusions it doesn't support.
A federal investigation alleged Enrique Prado's involvement in seven murders, yet he was in charge when America outsourced covert killing to a private company.
The former president went on to explain that he felt a moral responsibility to fight AIDS in Africa.
They forsook the town club scene, commuted to the suburbs, summered in pink shorts, and made do with but one or two servants.
A leading conservative intellectual thoughtfully critiques Obama, but he's drowned out by the talker's egregious, laughable straw men.
Why is Lt. John Pike still on paid administrative leave eight months later? Excessive job protections negotiated by a public-employees union.
Media outlets send snippets of interviews to White House officials, who tweak them before publication or prohibit their use entirely.
His populist critique of free trade and outsourcing is a cynical pander. Just look at the economic leaders with whom he surrounds himself.
Vesting one man with the ability to initiate armed conflict is "the most oppressive of all kingly oppressions," he wrote.
Conventional wisdom holds that he'll press the Paul Ryan agenda. But the shape-shifting consultant would never stick with an unpopular strategy for long.
Two of America's least reliable pundits say she's Mitt Romney's top choice.
It's one thing to support killing militants, and quite another to empower one man to do it in secret without checks or meaningful oversight.
In Pakistan alone, drones have killed more than one person per day since President Obama took office.
Advocates neither defend the value judgments implicit in the policies nor suggest that people in their age cohort should be conscripted.
For once, Rush Limbaugh is right: it's good that conservatives aren't crushing on their presumptive nominee. Look what happened when they loved George W. Bush.
An attorney for the very wealthy expresses outrage at the idea of penalizing his clients for leaving America.
Two veterans of the controversies of the 1990s explain how they'll treat the issue differently when it reemerges next year.