Is Bombing Iran Bush’s Call?

by Patrick J. Buchanan – February 9, 2007 In aborting Iran’s nuclear program, “all options are on the table.” Some version of this threat against Iran has lately been made by John McCain, Hillary Clinton, John Edwards and Mitt Romney. Yet, if an attack on Iran is among “options … on the table,” who put […]

Joe and the ‘Fluffernutters’

by Patrick J. Buchanan – February 6, 2007 Last week, Joe Biden walked into a Delaware diner, ordered a bowl of tomato soup and blew himself up. Too bad. We need Joe. In an interview with the New York Observer, lasting about as long as the soup, Biden, with raw if refreshing candor, managed to […]

And Who Isolated Us?

by Patrick J. Buchanan – February 2, 2007 “I’m concerned about protectionism, isolationism.” Those were the first words President Bush spoke as he sat down Wednesday at an editorial board meeting at the Wall Street Journal. Reading his remarks calls forth only sadness. For neither the president nor his acolytes at the Journal appear to […]

Hysteria at Herzliya

by Patrick J. Buchanan – January 30, 2007 When Congress finally decides on just the right language for its “non-binding resolution” deploring Bush’s leadership in this war, it might consider a resolution to keep us out of the next one. For America is on a collision course with an Iran of 70 million, and the […]

The Ideologue

by Patrick J. Buchanan – January 25, 2007 Churchillian it was not. Yet the State of the Union seemed a success if Bush’s purpose was to buy time from Congress to wait and see if his surge of U.S. forces into Iraq might yet succeed. But when Bush started to describe the ideological war we […]

The X Factor in 2008 – Iran

by Patrick J. Buchanan – January 23, 2007 After a weekend in which 29 Americans died and the 82nd Airborne deployed in Baghdad, what the Iraq war will mean to the politics of 2008 becomes clear. Hillary Clinton’s early Saturday announcement of her exploratory committee was brilliantly executed and captured front page, cable and network […]