Karen Hughes

Politics & Policy |
August 19, 2009

Can’t Anybody Here Play This Game?

Baseball aficionados may recognize the headline as the title of a book by Jimmy Breslin about the 1962 New York Mets, lovable losers of 120 of their 162 games. I was reminded of the book — the title was a quote from Mets’ manager Casey Stengel — by the astonishingly

Politics & Policy |
October 31, 2008

Benkiser may seek RNC chairmanship

It makes sense. Having presided over the decline of the Republican party in Texas, she has the experience to take her expertise to the national level. The source is Marc Ambinder’s generally excellent blog for the Atlantic Monthly. Here is the complete text: More dispatches from

Politics & Policy |
July 31, 1999

Meet the Pres?

CONGRATULATIONS TO TEXAS MONTHLY for your comprehensive look at the life and times of Governor Bush [“Who Is George W. Bush?” June 1999]. I don’t want to diminish an otherwise outstanding effort, but despite your careful fact checking, the articles included a couple of misrepresentations I feel obligated to