Obama's Saudi follies

by Diana West -- Let's pick up where last week's column left off with that Saudi national in Boston – Abdul Rahman Ali Alharbi, the 20-year-old "student" who was acting suspiciously enough more…

Weiner's media rehab ignores larger scandal

by Diana West -- More than 5,000 words into the New York Times Magazine report on everything ex-Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-N.Y., and his wife, Huma Abedin, want you to know about Weiner's more…

Petraeus: Help 'Leavenworth 10' get clemency

by Diana West -- Talk is cheap, Gen. Petraeus. You may not agree. After all, your Washington, D.C., "super lawyer," Bob Barnett, charges you something like $900 an hour for a kind more…

My encounter with a mainstream VIMP

by Diana West -- I found myself in a group conversation that included one of the more instantly recognizable media figures – someone who personifies the phrase "mainstream media." Since this isn't more…

Why does Obama need 1.6 billion bullets?

by Diana West -- Dear Mainstream Media, Back in 2008, candidate Barack Obama went off his teleprompter and added a couple of sentences to the text of a speech about expanding the more…

The filibuster heard 'round the world?

by Diana West -- Republican Rand Paul took to the floor of the U.S. Senate this week to filibuster John Brennan's nomination to become head of the CIA. "I will speak as more…

GOP's erratic confirmation strategy

by Diana West -- One last question about newly confirmed Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel. Why? Why for nearly two months (a Washington eternity) did this nominee above all others galvanize GOP more…

Thank Joe McCarthy, don't demonize him

by Diana West -- Freshman Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas is just the latest in a long series of public figures to be reviled for "McCarthyism" following his recent questioning of more…