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Guard bonus debate steeped in electoral politics
A Pentagon announcement Wednesday that it is suspending the recouping of excessive bonuses from National Guard personnel has only slightly cooled the congressional clamor to take prompt action to let virtually all the servicemembers keep the money. Never mind that Congress has known for years about the issue and has until now managed to avoid addressing it.
Kelly’s treatment of Gingrich: Back to badassery
Let’s not equate Kelly’s iron-fist-velvet-glove interviews — some interviews, that is — with journalistic idealism. Neither is it crusading feminism. But it serves a good purpose.
Did Biden get a pass on his fighting words?
There are clearly reasons that Biden’s comments didn’t take off in the way they would have if Trump first mused about challenging him to a fight.