Support for the tea party among Americans has slipped to 22 percent, a Gallup poll shows. Even as tea party politics (and a possible government shutdown) are center stage in Congress, the survey reflects public dissatisfaction with the tea party's push for conflict over compromise.
Sen. John McCain went after the freshman senator for a reference to appeasement of Adolf Hitler that Sen. Ted Cruz made during his epic 21-hour talkathon against Obamacare on the Senate floor.
First, Russian President Vladimir Putin criticized the US in The New York Times. Now Sen. John McCain has fired back on a Russia website, saying Mr. Putin is holding Russia back.
It's important to remember that the source of information about Syria's rebels is as important as the information itself.