Great Moments in Hashtag Diplomacy


In case you hadn’t noticed, the Obama administration has aggressively countered Vladimir Putin’s actions in Ukraine by creating a new Twitter hashtag:

Former Reagan Energy Official Criticizes Obama Approach

William Perry Pendley says Reagan wouldn’t be surprised by the progress of fracking
Ronald Reagan, Alternative Energy, Fracking

A former energy official for President Ronald Reagan argued Monday that a return to the former president’s human-centric environmental philosophy would secure a safer and more prosperous future than the current administration’s policies.

The Obama Revolution

Column: Republicans must face the reality of Obama’s success
Barack Obama at the Jan. 20, 2009, Inaugural Ball / AP

Last year, when the blogger and amateur gynecologist Andrew Sullivan published a Newsweek cover story proclaiming Barack Obama the liberal Ronald Reagan, conservatives mocked him. No one deserves mockery more than Sullivan—well, maybe Paul Krugman—but in this case the criticism was misplaced. On the eve of his second inauguration, we ought to face the unpleasant fact that Obama will be remembered as a president of achievement and consequence. Obama’s reversal of the Reagan revolution is here.

The Coming Liberal Crisis

Professor Charles Kesler ponders Obama’s—and liberalism’s—fate at the Heritage Foundation
Charles Kesler

Charles Kesler argued Wednesday night at the Heritage Foundation that “the crisis of liberalism is Obama’s crisis” during a lecture based on his book, I Am the Change: Barack Obama and the Crisis of Liberalism.