Wanting things both ways

by Hugh Hewitt -- It is increasingly clear that Tom Daschle cannot be both majority leader and presidential candidate. The latter role forces him to focus on the activists within the Democratic more…

Why I will vote for Bill Simon

by Hugh Hewitt -- As a single issue voter – I like my candidates to win – I was open to being persuaded by Bill Jones, Dick Riordan or Bill Simon, the more…

Decade of self-deception

by Hugh Hewitt -- As we approach the six-month anniversary of the attack on America, some inescapable truths are becoming not merely clear, but actually incandescent. One of these central truths is more…

Welcome to Gray's state

by Hugh Hewitt -- On a Saturday, the traffic on Route 101 from San Jose south to Monterey and Carmel is at a standstill. It is no better along scenic Highway 1. more…

Know who you owe

by Hugh Hewitt -- On Oct. 21, 1805, Adm. Horatio Nelson sent his famous signal to the British fleet as it neared its French enemy: "England expects that every man will do more…

Death of real news

by Hugh Hewitt -- With listeners spread from Hawaii to Boston, it is not unusual to get a few e-mails asking for information on a particular story that I had referenced in more…

Enron pimps

by Hugh Hewitt -- How many times have we seen this movie? The central character has a job to do, a mission to perform, a room in which to quietly sit, or more…

The Democrats' competency deficit

by Hugh Hewitt -- Richard Gephardt knows. And what he knows scares him. In a speech at the winter gathering of Democratic Party bigwigs, Gephardt struggled to reclaim some lost ground: "We've more…

Sneering agnosticism

by Hugh Hewitt -- Prior to the attacks of Sept. 11, a regular feature of my radio program was a segment devoted to spotting Mormon-bashing among the elite media as the Olympic more…

Politics vs. public interest

by Hugh Hewitt -- Last week, I handicapped the Senate races of interest in 2002. This weekend past, the Washington Post undertook the same exercise. The Post's Dan Balz and David Broder more…