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Saudi Arabia got the best of Nevada Assemblywoman

Shannon Bilbray Axelrod listed herself as a foreign agent for Saudia Arabia just weeks before she was elected to the Nevada Assembly. Do we really want someone in Carson City who, at the behest of the Saudis, has done what she called “outreach”— lobbying that pits the veterans’ community against the 9/11 families?

Should presidents give more credit to speech writers?

When a president gives an address, people often get a sense of his character by what he says. When you find out that lofty rhetoric attributed to the head of state such as “Ask not what your country can do for you. Ask what you can do for your country,” is not his, it’s difficult not to think his character is wanting. Why not give credit where credit is due?