Obama aide a former Clinton hatchet man

by Jack Cashill -- "I was wondering when you were going to call me," so said the irrepressible Nolanda Butler Hill when I phoned last week. She knew precisely what item of more…

But why was Obama against the war?

by Jack Cashill -- Much has been made about the "when" of Barack Obama's opposition to the war – before his opponents, before the war for that matter – but very little more…

Today's Dems: The new Copperheads

by Jack Cashill -- Those conservatives who have sworn off the Republican Party have not met Nick Jordan. Jordan, a low-key but nicely coherent state senator, is challenging the Democratic incumbent, cynical more…

Why Obama's would-be VP won't be

by Jack Cashill -- Until recently, for all Kansans knew, Kathleen Sebelius was the best thing to happen to the state since ethanol. Their "moderate" Democrat governor – there are no liberals more…

Media shock on Hill's assassination talk

by Jack Cashill -- "We all remember Bobby Kennedy was assassinated in June in California," Hillary Clinton told the editorial board of the Sioux Falls Argus Leader last week in explaining her more…

What does Obama know about Chappaquiddick?

by Jack Cashill -- "With Barack Obama," said Ted Kennedy upon endorsing the Illinois senator a few months back, "we will turn the page on the old politics of misrepresentation and distortion." more…

Al Gore's Japanese hot tub

by Jack Cashill -- The higher the buildings, the lower the morals. – Noel Coward The St. Regis Hotel and Residences rises in "pacesetting, intelligent luxury" 40 or so stories above a more…

Why Al Gore might have succeeded in Iraq

by Jack Cashill -- Editor's note: This is the second in a two-part series. Read Part 1, "If only Al Gore had been commander in chief." Sept.11, 2001, found would-be terror fighter more…