Tales from the Trail

The First Draft: Palin Phenomenon

November 17, 2009

USA-POLITICS/PALINShe’s everywhere.

We can think of no other losing vice presidential candidate who has captured so much media coverage a year AFTER losing the bid for the White House.

Got an opinion? Washington Post holds pundit contest

September 29, 2009

In a town (over) loaded with opinions, The Washington Post is looking for a fresh voice.

McChrystal report hits Obama with tough choices in Afghanistan

September 21, 2009

The general picked by Barack Obama to finish up the war in Afghanistan has presented the U.S. president with some hard choices.