Susan Estrich

08/19/2014 - 12:50am

    If you are the last person in America wondering whether Hillary Clinton is running for president, her recent interview with The Atlantic should vanquish any doubts. In that interview, the former secretary of state, who during her tenure was unfailingly loyal to her boss and former adversary, sharply criticized certain aspects of his foreign policy.

06/02/2014 - 12:20am

    You've got a Nunn running in Georgia, a Pryor in Arkansas and a Landrieu in Louisiana.

    And waiting in the wings for the big show, of course, you have a Clinton and a Bush.

    Does politics run in the blood, or is it just...

05/29/2014 - 2:58pm

    Of all the things that have been said in the nonstop chatter since an obviously deranged young man killed six college students here in Southern California last weekend, by far the dumbest comes from Washington, D.C., where The Washington Post's film critic actually said that these mass murders were tied to...

05/22/2014 - 5:55pm

    In New Hampshire, the "pledge" used to be a promise not to raise taxes if you were elected president, the "read my lips" formula that helped get George H.W. Bush elected (and perhaps defeated). In Westwood, the "pledge" these days is the promise not to go to Israel on a trip...

05/18/2014 - 11:13pm

    What do they call it when a man gets fired from a top job?

    Wednesday. Or, if appropriate, Monday or Tuesday or Thursday or Friday.

    When a woman gets fired, it's called breaking news.


05/15/2014 - 4:05am

    My friends from outside of Los Angeles are horrified. "Donald Sterling is a pig?" they say with surprise. "A racist, ignorant, loud-mouthed fool?" And Jewish, to boot. This is not, my mother would have said, good for the Jews.

    No one I know who...

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