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When I started as a White House correspondent, there was a lot of criticism from guys saying, ‘She focuses too much on the person but…
Washington is a place where people have always been suspect of style and overt sexuality. Too much preening signals that you’re not up late studying…
The wound-tight, travel-light Obama has a distaste for the adversarial and the random. But if you stick too rigidly to a ‘No Drama’ rule in…
The Republican game is hilariously transparent: if Obama doesn’t shift to more muscular postures, he’s not a patriot. If he does, he’s a flip-flopper.
The Clintons want to do big worthy things, but they also want to squeeze money from rich people wherever they live on planet Earth, insatiably…
The C.E.O. of Google doesn’t look like a Dick Cheney World Domination sort whom we should worry about as Google ogles our houses, our oceans,…
Reagan didn’t socialize with the press. He spent his evenings with Nancy, watching TV with dinner trays. But he knew that to transcend, you can’t…
It’s passing strange that Obama, carried to a second term by women, blacks and Latinos, chooses to give away the plumiest Cabinet and White House…
If there’s one thing white men have never had a problem with in this clubby, white marble enclave of Washington, it’s getting pulled up the…
If Americans are worried about money in politics, there is no larger concern than the Clintons, who are cosseted in a world where rich people…
I’m into clothes, but in a way that’s related to wanting to walk into a film noir movie. You know, I love to go to…
The Obamas, especially Michelle, have radiated the sense that Americans do not appreciate what they sacrifice by living in a gilded cage. They’ve forgotten Rule…
As blue chips turn into penny stocks, Wall Street seems less like a symbol of America’s macho capitalism and more like that famous Jane Austen…
Obama hates selling. He thinks people should just accept the right thing to do.
Maybe Obama was not even the person he was waiting for.
Journalism, spooked by rumors of its own obsolescence, has stopped believing in itself. Groans of doom alternate with panicked happy talk.
For two centuries, the South has feared a takeover by blacks or the feds. In Obama, they have both.
F.D.R. achieved greatness not by means of imposing his temperament and intellect on the world but by reacting to what the world threw at him.
Americans want to be protected, but not at the cost of vitiating the values that make us Americans.
It takes a lot of adrenaline and fear to make me actually write.
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