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Michael Weiss

Michael Weiss is a senior editor of Tablet Magazine and a culture blogger for The New Criterion. He also writes occasionally for Slate, The Weekly Standard, City Journal, The New York Daily News and Standpoint.
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A Defeated Hillary’s Best Bet

Saturday, May 10th, 2008 - by Michael Weiss

Don't expect Hillary Clinton to settle for second place on an Obama-led ticket if she doesn't win the nomination. The senator from New York likely has a more sinister strategy in mind.

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Scott Ritter: Anti-War Problem Child

Saturday, May 3rd, 2008 - by Michael Weiss

Former UN Weapons inspector Scott Ritter was correct in his pre-war assessment that Saddam Hussein had been defanged of WMD. But his subsequent pronouncements about Syria, Iran, and other security issues cast serious doubts on his objectivity.

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Obama’s Arrogant New Strategy

Saturday, April 26th, 2008 - by Michael Weiss

Ignoring Hillary Clinton's presence in the race is an attempt by a marginal front-runner to present himself as the presumptive Democratic nominee.

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In Focus: Carter to Meet with Hamas Chief

Wednesday, April 9th, 2008 - by Michael Weiss

The former president plans to meet with Khalid Mashid, the exiled political leader of Hamas. We shouldn't be surprised.

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In Focus: The Decline and Fall of Mark Penn

Monday, April 7th, 2008 - by Michael Weiss

The very slimeball qualities that led to Mark Penn's downfall explain why he endured as Hillary Clinton's chief strategist for so long, and despite so many failures.

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Support the Economy, Push the Banks

Friday, April 4th, 2008 - by Michael Weiss

(Huffington Post)

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McCain Returns $3 Million In Checks As He Considers Public Financing

Friday, April 4th, 2008 - by Michael Weiss

(Boston Globe)

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Clintons Made $109 Million Since Leaving White House

Friday, April 4th, 2008 - by Michael Weiss

(Yahoo)

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Symposium: The Unknown Obama

Friday, April 4th, 2008 - by Michael Weiss

(FrontPage)

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New York’s Six Gossip Monsters

Friday, April 4th, 2008 - by Michael Weiss

(Gawker)

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Rep. McHenry Called U.S. Solider in Iraq “Two-Bit Security Guard”

Friday, April 4th, 2008 - by Michael Weiss

(Think Progress)

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Woman Dragged Out of Hillary Fundraiser Screaming She Was Only Black There

Friday, April 4th, 2008 - by Michael Weiss

(Politico)

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In Focus: 81% of Americans Say Country Going to Hell

Friday, April 4th, 2008 - by Michael Weiss

A new poll shows that the vast majority of Americans are dissatisfied with the direction in which the country is headed. Their specific gripes, and prescriptions for how to fix what's wrong, may surprise you.

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John Edwards: No VP

Thursday, April 3rd, 2008 - by Michael Weiss

(Reuters)

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Hillary On Obama’s No-Win Candidacy: “I Never Said It”

Thursday, April 3rd, 2008 - by Michael Weiss

(ABC News)

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Bush, NATO, and “Losing Face”

Thursday, April 3rd, 2008 - by Michael Weiss

(Abe Greenwald)

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Naomi Campbell Slaps a Cop

Thursday, April 3rd, 2008 - by Michael Weiss

(AP)

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The 9/11 Truther Vs. Al Qaeda

Thursday, April 3rd, 2008 - by Michael Weiss

(The Onion)

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Donations to DCCC Spike After Clinton Threat to Pelosi

Thursday, April 3rd, 2008 - by Michael Weiss

(Marc Ambinder)

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Cops Surround Hotel Housing Journalists In Zimbabwe

Thursday, April 3rd, 2008 - by Michael Weiss

(Fox News)

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Obama Should Stop the “100 Years” Lie

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2008 - by Michael Weiss

(Columbia Journalism Review)

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Supercities Taking Over

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2008 - by Michael Weiss

(Huffington Post)

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Mariah Carey Surpasses Elvis in No. 1s

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2008 - by Michael Weiss

(AP)

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In Focus: Hillary the Watergate Conspiracist?

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2008 - by Michael Weiss

Did Hillary Clinton try to prevent Richard Nixon from obtaining legal counsel in the Watergate investigation in order to protect the dark secrets of Camelot? (Yes, it's that kind of news day.)

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In Focus: Iran the Basra Peacemaker?

Monday, March 31st, 2008 - by Michael Weiss

Was a commander of Iran's Quds Brigade behind the cease-fire between the Mahdi Army and the Iraqi government?

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