Tales from the Trail

Who acted stupidly, the police or the president?

July 24, 2009

The tussle between a black Harvard scholar and the white police officer who arrested him is turning into a quesion on presidential judgment. 

The First Draft: postmortem

July 23, 2009

Did President Barack Obama step on his own healthcare message last night?

Morning TV shows led with his comments about  black Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates who was arrested after trying to get into his own home.