Sen. Barack Obama’s break with the Rev. Jeremiah Wright is putting black pastors and their congregations in a difficult position, their loyalties divided between a politician who could be the first black president and a celebrated preacher who many believe has been vilified….
Hillary and Bush are alike: Damn the experts I’m the decider (plus: George Stephanopoulos stands up to Hillary, literally)
5/4/08 Not worth a full column: Using the excuse that she wanted to be able to see a questioner from the audience, Hillary rose from her chair opposite George’s this morning, and never sat down. (NEW: David Brooks noted this too.) George stayed seated for one question but when it became apparent Hillary wasn’t about to sit down, he also stood up and had to stand for the rest of the hour.
CLEVELAND (Reuters) – Republican presidential candidate John McCain said on Thursday he would be reluctant to ever declare “mission accomplished” in Iraq, but suggested rosy early predictions of success there by President George W. Bush and other officials fueled public frustration with the war.
LONDON (Reuters) – The United States on Thursday called on Arab nations to make good on aid they have pledged to the Palestinian Authority but have yet to deliver.