What is Gary Condit? Ideologically speaking, that is.
On the eve of President Bush's departure for this weekend's G-8 Summit in Genoa, Italy, Russian President Vladimir Putin and communist China's Jiang Zemin sat down in Moscow, the only city on the planet currently protected by a ballistic missile defense system, and signed a 20-year "Treaty of Friendship and Cooperation."
It's rather quaint that cable TV talk shows have taken up the question as to whether Rep. Gary Condit, D-Calif., should resign because he impeded the investigation into the missing Chandra Levy and lied to authorities in denying that they had an affair.
Why are feminists the principal lobbying group for Congressmen Who Had Affairs With Missing Interns? In the case of missing intern Chandra Levy, they're not even covering for a president who will save their precious Roe v. Wade.
It is, alas, hard to measure the collapse of the Bush administration in the matter of education. The bill that is making its way through Congress has good points in it, even as it can be said, with Christian resolution, that Senator Kennedy has good points in him -- indeed it is mostly a Kennedy bill.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., wants to butt into your life again. Last week, she sent a letter to the CEOs of seven major airlines, warning that if they don't implement rules that limit passengers to two drinks on domestic flights, "I am prepared to proceed with legislation."
Jersey City, "The City of New Beginnings," is probably the most diverse city in America: 41 percent of its citizens speak a language other than English at home, 25 percent are foreign-born and 14 percent have immigrated to America in only the last 10 years.
News stories about the 2000 census have been arriving with heavy spin attached. A front-page article in The Washington Post reported "huge increases" in the number of gay and lesbian households in the District of Columbia and across the country.
Liberals are fond of painting conservatives as extremists, which is interesting, given their own propensity to extremism. Last time, I cited the occasional hysteria of certain pro-choicers. Now, let's look at gun control extremists.
A broad coalition of companies, organizations and activists, ranging from Focus on the Family to Ralph Nader, have kicked off a campaign to stop Primedia's Channel One from exploiting school children for commercial gain.
They say stem cell research will produce medical marvels. They say it could allow scientists to create replacements for defective organs and tissue, leading to cures for a wide range of disabling or deadly maladies, including diabetes, arthritis, heart failure, cirrhosis of the liver and Parkinson's disease.
Technically, it's bad form for journalists to "rush to judgment." We're supposed to carefully weigh and measure every confirmed fact as it comes in.