Support the Iraq War with Higher Taxes and a Draft?

Pentagon reporter Thom Shanker again pushes higher taxes as a "national sacrifice" for the war in Iraq.

Suddenly, Iraq Isn't Like Vietnam

Not when Bush makes the comparison to defend the war.

Times Enters Michael Moore Fantasyland with Criticism of Romney's Sons

Why didn't Mitt Romney send his own sons into Iraq?

NYT's Baghdad Bureau Chief: "No Doubt" Surge Making Life Better in Iraq

John Burns also thinks that the Iraq mission may have been doomed from the start, but thinks things will get much worse there if the U.S. leaves.

"The Madman in Charge Doesn't Know What He's Doing"

Theatre critic Ben Brantley reviews a play by left-wing playwright Harold Pinter and dutifully places Pinter's anti-Bush backstory at center stage.

What Hurt McCain Campaign Most, Iraq or Amnesty? Times Can't Decide

The Times changes its emphasis on precisely what issue is killing John McCain's presidential campaign.

Times Public Editor Again Snipes at Times : From the Left

Clark Hoyt warns the Times against excessive faith in Bush's claims about Al Qaeda in Iraq.

New British PM a Welcome Respite from Blair's "Apocalyptic View of Terrorism"

Bravo for Gordon Brown's PC approach to terrorism: "Mr. Brown played down the threat, treating the episodes as a crime rather than a threat to civilization. Yet, his minimalist approach seemed to ...

NYT Double Standards Abound in Lewis Libby Case

Sheryl Gay Stolberg: Bush down to a "dwindling band" of "conservative believers."

The Times Hypes Lugar's Criticism of Surge on Front Page

"Mr. Lugar is known to his colleagues as anything but a bitter partisan, which made his remarks all the more stinging." But Lugar has criticized Bush's foreign policy in the past as well, and the ...
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