Bill Burton

Profiles in False Courage

Previous Burton, Axelrod statements on civility undermine response to false Super PAC smear

Overlooked in the fallout from the Obama-aligned super PAC Priorities USA’s inaccurate and controversial attack on Mitt Romney is the prior rhetoric of the group’s founder, former Obama White House spokesman Bill Burton, and that of the Obama campaign’s chief strategist, David Axelrod.

Red Capps

Anti-Israel California Dem Lois Capps faces tough reelection fight

Locked in her first tough re-election battle in nearly a decade, California Rep. Lois Capps (D) finds herself under fire from pro-Israel activists for what they say is a lengthy record of hostility towards the Jewish state.