Mark R. Warner is going door to door on Halloween with a nifty disguise. The freshman Democratic senator is wearing the mask of a moderate. It’s a trick to get his liberal voting record past Virginians amid the wave of anti-Democratic sentiment sweeping the nation.
President Obama is usually blamed for everything bad that happens to the economy. He’s rightly blamed for stifling growth with new taxes and regulations, but only in the United States. It’s a bit nutty to think Mr. Obama has time to torpedo the economies of other nations.
The Army has apparently completed its investigation of the circumstances surrounding the suspected desertion of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, but no one expects to see the results before Tuesday’s elections.
Socialized health care in the United States comes by incrementalism. Obamacare and its exchanges preserve the illusion of a free market for insurance coverage, but we’re inching ever closer to the left’s dream of “single-payer,” a system of one-size-fits-all medical treatment organized by the government.
Czars are not usually retiring fellows. They travel with many hangers-on, accompanied by big men with machetes, or at least clubs, to clear the way. Czars are no-nonsense guys who walk with heavy tread.