Michael Barone

Michael Barone's Guide to Election Night 2014

Michael Barone, Washington Examiner

For political junkies, Election Night is the most fun night of the year — at least until it becomes clear that your side is getting clobbered. Here is a guide to the order in which the returns are likely to come in, based on states’ poll closing times, focusing on the states with seriously contested Senate and governor races.

Barone: 'Disparate Impact' Doctrine Hurts Those It's Intended to Help

Michael Barone, Washington Examiner

Disparate impact. It's the shorthand description of a legal doctrine with important effects on everyday American life -- and more if Barack Obama and his political allies get their way. 

Millennials Fed Up With O's War on the Young

Michael Barone, Human Events

The combination of higher education and health care costs and the new normal economy where young adults can't find jobs amount to what analyst Walter Russell Mead calls “the war on the young.”

The Democrats Fear and Loathe Fox News

Unlike establishment Republicans who continue to do interviews with activist liberal Democrats, like ABC's George Stephanopoulos, Democrats are way too smart to hand-over the power to set the national conversation on their issues to the conservative journalists of FOX News.

Barack Obama: Institutionalizing Incompetence and Lying

There was a time when we conservatives might have applauded a government too incompetent to do its job on the theory that such a government would be less inclined to bother us – under Obama the exact opposite has proved true. If the Obama years have proven anything it is that an incompetent government is the most dangerous kind of government there is.

GOP Threatens to Stop Being The Party of Stupid

Conservatives are fed-up with the Republican National Committee handing-over the primary season agenda to the liberals in the establishment media every four years. All RNC Chairman Reince Preibus is doing by threatening to pull out of debates sponsored by NBC and CNN is threatening that the GOP will finally stop being the Party of stupid.