Rhetoric on Townhall

Jonah Goldberg - Fri May 11

For most of 2012, President Obama has been running in the Democratic primary. I know that seems odd given that he's essentially running unopposed. Though don't tell that to West Virginia Democrats, who cast nearly half of their votes for Keith Judd, an inmate currently serving time in a Texarkana, Texas, prison. ... more

David Harsanyi - Wed Apr 18

This week, President Barack Obama is taking the fight to "oil speculators" and "market manipulation" (nee "free enterprise"), demanding that traders put up more money for transactions and government ratchet up enforcement and monitoring. ... more

Washington, DC - Thu Apr 5

The RNC discovers Obama using the exact same speech from last year. ... more

Kathryn Lopez - Sat Mar 31

"This is what a feminist looks like." So proclaimed Barry Lynn, president of Americans United for Separation of Church and State. ... more

New York, NY - Thu Mar 22

Fox News does some fact checking on Obama's energy claims. ... more

Thomas Sowell - Tue Mar 20

One of the things that turned up, during a long-overdue cleanup of my office, was an old yellowed copy of the New York Times dated July 24, 1992. One of the front-page headlines said: "White-Black Disparity in Income Narrowed in 80's, Census Shows." ... more

Timothy Daughtry - Wed Mar 14

Though we may be tempted to laugh at the silliness of the Democrats’ recent accusation that the Republican Party is waging a “war on women,” mainstream Americans need to brace themselves: This is but a mild example of the kind of tactic we can expect from the Obama forces during the 2012 campaign, and the left uses tactics like that because they work. ... more

Donald Lambro - Fri Feb 24

WASHINGTON -- A presidential candidate's campaign rhetoric can tell us a lot about what he truly believes, but some of Rick Santorum's language has pushed that to the edge. ... more

David Limbaugh - Fri Feb 10

As God's instrument, Moses parted the Red Sea. Well, it appears President Obama has a different idea. With a wave of his hand, he's going to reunite our bitterly divided political waters on the hottest of hot-button issues. ... more

Terry Paulson - Mon Jan 30

In President Obama's State of the Union Address, the president shared a quote by Abraham Lincoln that finally got Republicans to rise and applaud a core principle that America used to stand for: "You cannot help men permanently by doing for them what they could and should do for themselves.” ... more

Susan Brown - Wed Jan 25

<i>“We have now sunk to a depth where the restatement of the obvious is the duty of intelligent men.”</i> --George Orwell ... more

Washington, DC - Wed Jan 25

Obama caught plagiarizing his own SOTU address. Oops. ... more

George Friedman - Tue Jan 24

A visit by a high-level U.S. defense official to Israel was already guaranteed to capture Iran's attention, especially coming on the heels of Iranian military maneuvers centered on the Strait of Hormuz. ... more