David Ignatius

Joe Scarborough is back at it again, apologizing for torture and telling lies about whether it works. Every time I think this show can't get much worse, I turn it on like I did this morning and realize I'm wrong. This had to be one of the more Read more...
I've been watching as much General Petraeus coverage as I can and I don't think I've seen any Villager go as far as the Washington Post's David Ignatius did with Wolf Blitzer yesterday. The Village Collective is transforming into The TownieBorg and Read more...
As Think Progress noted this weekend, Mitt Romney's attacks on the Obama administration's response to the attack on our embassy in Libya are falling apart as more and more information comes out about just what happened and who had what information Read more...
Here we go again. Earlier in the week we had Joe Klein repeating this nonsense. Now it was Chuck Todd filling in for Chris Matthews on his weekend show, making the claim that the Obama campaign is somehow “Swiftboating” Mitt Romney. TODD: Read more...
The panel on The Chris Matthews Show this weekend engaged in a debate that we've been hearing all over by the media, which is whether the Obama campaign would be better off portraying Mitt Romney as a flip flopper who has been on every side of the Read more...

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Like most other New Yorkers (where I grew up), Americans, and sentient beings, I am elated that Osama bin Laden will no longer be able to ply his trade. It's been a long process, but the man who turned that beautiful September day back in Read more...
As Digby noted, "Bush flack" Torie Clarke was on This Week touting the tired line about companies not hiring because of "uncertainty" over regulations and trade agreements, which Paul Krugman attempted to shoot down in this segment. I'm glad Krugman Read more...
Apparently some of the "very serious" people in Republican politics have been privately urging Jeb Bush to run for president in 2012 and thus the topic of The Chris Matthews Show's meter question for this week: "Is Jeb Bush the strongest Republican Read more...
Chris Matthews has a lengthy debate with his panel on the decision by the Democrats and the Obama administration to push forward with immigration refo Read more...
After discussing this segment from last weeks show Kathleen Parker and Joe Klein: Tea Party fringe groups are a national security threat; FOX and the Read more...