Ron Suskind

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist

Guest

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist; author of The One Percent Doctrine: Deep inside America's Pursuit of Its Enemies since 9/11, The Way of the World: A Story of Truth and Hope in an Age of Extremism and Confidence Men: Wall Street, Washington, and the Education of a President

Ron Suskind on KCRW

With a veto threat and new challenges to Republicans, President Obama has switched from reasoned compromise to  partisan confrontation .

Has Obama Taken a Combative New Turn?

With a veto threat and new challenges to Republicans, President Obama has switched from reasoned compromise to partisan confrontation .

from Which Way, L.A.?

"Scrappy," "combative," and "confrontational" are words being applied to Barack Obama after  yesterday's speech  on reducing the deficit.

Is There a New Man in the White House?

"Scrappy," "combative," and "confrontational" are words being applied to Barack Obama after yesterday's speech on reducing the deficit.

from To the Point

Last week, there were headlines about a letter that linked Saddam Hussein's Iraq to al-Qaeda, and seemed to justify the Iraq invasion.

Forging Our Way into War

Last week, there were headlines about a letter that linked Saddam Hussein's Iraq to al-Qaeda, and seemed to justify the Iraq invasion.

from To the Point

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