Like all such monuments that former presidents construct to edify the public, the George W. Bush Presidential Center—opened with great ceremony in Texas last week—is mounted from its subject's point of view
Having directed NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space
Studies for most of the past four decades, James E. Hansen retired this month
to devote himself to the scientific activism that has brought both awards and
If Chuck Hagel is nominated by President Obama to serve as secretary of
defense, there will be at least three compelling arguments in his favor. He
served with distinction in the military and would—like secretary of state
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney made a stunning pick over the weekend when he selected Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan to be his running mate. On the one hand, it makes sense. Romney has had a hard...