"Look, Trump got 31 percent of the vote," said Krauthammer, though actually, Trump got 33 percent. "Strains of nondescript country-rock music swelled the room – the campaign recently gave up playing Axwell and Ingrosso's "Something New" after getting a cease-and-desist letter from one of the Swedish DJs – as Rubio strode triumphantly onstage, followed by his wife, Jeanette, and four children.
Targeted by Khomeini in 1989, the author found himself with a formidable champion: Christopher Hitchens.
The exit card found in the passport of one of these foreigners even stated that the purpose of his "visit" to Iraq was to "volunteer for jihad".
A series of huge, looming TV screens broadcast Fox News.
It was absolutely clear, and had been clear within an hour of the polls closing, that Donald Trump had not only won the state, but had won by a small landslide, just as he'd done in New Hampshire, and would later do in Nevada, Alabama, Georgia and even in Rubio's home state of Florida, as he marched ever closer to the nomination.
It was hard to believe that he had been so publicly magnificent on such a privately dreadful day. He had flung laughter and intelligence into the face of death.
in 2009 along with Mos Def, and the rapper began to offer up a series of cockeyed animadversions about Iran’s nuclear program and Osama bin Laden and al-Qaeda, Christopher became almost ferally polite, addressing Mos, as he tore into his ideas, by the faux-respectful moniker “Mr. Behind the laughter was what his friend Ian Mc Ewan called “his Rolls-Royce mind,” that organ of improbable erudition and frequently brilliant, though occasionally flawed, perception.
Tim Russert asked both candidates tough questions about Dmitri Medvedev, Vladimir Putin’s handpicked successor as president. Matt said we lack Krugman-esque journalists working on foreign policy.
As I’m still involved in the race in some ways, I won’t comment on the particular merits of each answer, but the exercise proved my original point—when the media engage in a serious way in probing candidates on foreign policy, they can push the candidates to reveal ways they think and qualities they would manifest as commander-in-chief. But then there were a couple of posts that took a different path—toward a blame-the-victim pattern that attempted to blame campaigns for the media’s failure to cover their foreign policy proposals.Anyone who thinks that the battle in Iraq is a distraction from the war on terror should tell it to the Marines of the 1st Marine Division, the eastern flank of the force that fought its way to Baghdad last April.When I recently met their commander, Maj Gen Jim Mattis, in Hillah, he said that the two groups who fought most aggressively during the major combat operations were the Fedayeen Saddam - homegrown thugs with a cult-like attachment to Saddam - and foreign fighters, principally from other Arab countries.Since 2002, he has lived in Santa Barbara, California, and taught Global and International Studies at the local campus of the University of California.Since 2005, he has chaired the Board of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation. Dan Falcone: I recently read Juan Cole writing for , and he cited Paul Wolfowitz as an "essentialist" with respect to Islam's reaction to the West.The Fox commentators treated Trump's 10-point lead as data from some parallel universe.