Hugh Hewitt is an author, law professor and broadcast journalist. Hugh Hewitt is the host of the “Hugh Hewitt Show,” broadcast live from Southern California each afternoon. Hugh Hewitt conceived and hosted the 1996 national PBS series "Searching for God in America." Hugh Hewitt is the author of numerous books including "A Mormon in the White House?: 10 Things Every American Should Know about Mitt Romney".
OK, this will surprise: I was a Romney guy. Still am. Would have made a superb president.
The chattering classes, overrun with Red Sox fans, are waking up to a scary thought: the realization that now they have only the Celtics to cheer hem through an increasingly gloomy time for their favoritist president ever.
Two extraordinary interviews yesterday, each of which suggests the gathering storm for the party of Obama-Clinton.
Reputations and careers are waiting to be made with a scandal as enormous as the Obamacare fail. Members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee will get their chances tomorrow and next Wednesday as first the contractors who delivered the failed Obamacare websites troop to the Hill tomorrow, and then Kathleen Sebelius arrives next Wednesday.
The president's remarkable speech in the Rose Garden yesterday, the high point of which was his claim regarding Obamacare --"It's really good!"-- sets the stage for another MSM fail, because the president made several specific, verifiable claims that ought to be the subject of real, deep and sustained reporting over the next few days.
This past weekend the Cleveland Browns went up on the Detroit Lions 17-7 as halftime neared.
Paul Ryan is a leader, and hats off to him for stepping up and trying to bring coherence to the House GOP strategy and messaging.
On Monday night's Sean Hannity Show I made two points. The first is that the president would have us believe the only red line he won't erase is the one he drew for the Republicans.
E.J. Dionne tweeted out a pointer Friday morning to this TPM post that has the lefties very excited about how they are "winning" the shutdown.
The memorable line from Monday's debate about Obamacare?
Cries of anger and outrage from the Morning Joe panel early Wednesday suggested a horrible event had happened the big before.
Texas Senator Ted Cruz is drawing a lot of ire and fire from the Beltway GOP.
The consensus is that the president took a terrible situation and made it worse with what Bill Kristol called a “mini-Munich” speech, a continuation and amplification of what Joe Scarborough termed a Mr. Magoo foreign policy.
The Party of Reagan has to act like the Party of Reagan and promote the national defense and protect the national interest even when the president won't.
On Tuesday I interviewed one of the world's most accomplished combat correspondents, the New Yorker's Dexter Filkins, on the Syrian nightmare.
The use of chemical weapons against hundreds if not thousands of civilians in Syria and the burning of scores of Christian churches in Egypt raises the central question of our time: Will America stand by and allow pure evil to kill thousands on the basis of ethnic and religious identification?
"America has no permanent friends or enemies," Henry Kissinger famously remarked, "only interests."
CNN's Jake Tapper may be the most respect down-the-middle journalist in Washington right now. He has some thoughts on how Jeff bezos might save the failing Washington Post.
I spent much of last week's radio shows in conversations with proponents and opponents of the "Common Core."
A few months ago at one of the many speaking events I do around the country, an earnest questioner asked for my assessment of “the Common Core.”