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Charles Krauthammer: Obamacare laid bare

By Charles Krauthammer<p>, Columnist<p>Every disaster has its moment of clarity. Physicist Richard Feynman dunks an O-ring into ice water and everyone understands instantly why the shuttle Challenger exploded. This week, the Obamacare O-ring froze for all the world to see: Hundreds of thousands of …

Charles Krauthammer: Rhetoric vs. reality

<i>“Obama to campaign to ensure health law’s success”</i><p><b>— The New York Times, Nov. 4</b><p>The Obamacare Web site doesn’t work. Hundreds of thousands of insured Americans are seeing their plans summarily terminated. Millions more face the same prospect next year. Confronted with a crisis of governance, how does …

Charles Krauthammer: Why liberals are panicked about Obamacare

<i>“Even if it takes a change to the law, the president should honor the commitment the federal government made to those people and let them keep what they got.”</i><p>— Bill Clinton, Nov. 12<p>So the former president asserts that the current president continues to dishonor his “you like your plan, you can keep …

Charles Krauthammer: ‘Sucker’s deal’

A president desperate to change the subject and a secretary of state desperate to make a name for himself are reportedly on the verge of an “interim” nuclear agreement with Iran. France called it a “sucker’s deal.” France was being charitable.<p>The only reason Iran has come to the table after a …

Charles Krauthammer: The Democrats’ outbreak of lawlessness

By Charles Krauthammer<p>, Columnist<p>For all the gnashing of teeth over the lack of comity and civility in Washington, the real problem is not etiquette but the breakdown of political norms, legislative and constitutional.<p>Such as the one just spectacularly blown up in the Senate. To get three judges …