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Ed Rogers—Opinion Writer
The Washington Post
Ed Rogers - The Washington Post - "Post Partisan Opinion Writer"

Follow the latest entries by Ed Rogers at PostPartisan online:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-partisan

The Insiders: Third-party candidates could be spoilers

We are a little more than one month out from the 2014 midterm elections. There is an influx of new polling right now, and pundits are rampantly speculating about every possible path for Republicans to take back the Senate. But an underreported issue could be a sleeper hand grenade that ignites Election Night and blasts Republicans […]






Posted on 29 September 2014 | 4:24 pm Author: Ed Rogers

The Insiders: Why the “latte salute” is a big deal

By now, everyone has seen the pictures of President Obama’s “latte salute,” where he walked off Air Force One and couldn’t even be bothered to switch his cup to his other hand while lazily saluting the Marines at the bottom of the airplane stairs.  The Obama apologists are dismissing the criticism, calling it “ridiculousness.” Perhaps […]






Posted on 25 September 2014 | 11:23 am Author: Ed Rogers

The Insiders: President Obama channels President Bush at the United Nations

President Obama’s speech this morning to the United Nations General Assembly reminded me of a certain other American president who dealt with terrorist threats during his time in office.  The difference between Obama and President George W. Bush is that Obama is late to the game and lacks credibility.  Also, we know that Obama’s speeches […]






Posted on 24 September 2014 | 5:56 pm Author: Ed Rogers

The Insiders: Global warming can still draw a crowd

Before the climate change demonstrations got underway in New York City, I was thinking about writing a belittling piece on how the crowd that would gather in the streets would primarily be made up of the usual suspects: Wannabe Occupy-ers, malcontents, public service unions and assorted liberal groups with nothing better to do. But the […]






Posted on 24 September 2014 | 12:08 pm Author: Ed Rogers

The Insiders: Where’s the debate over ‘boots on the ground’ in Africa?

Due in part to Washington’s preoccupation with the role the U.S. military will or will not play in Iraq and Syria against the Islamic State, there has been very little discussion about the plausible scenarios that could confront our troops who are being deployed to West Africa to fight the Ebola outbreak. While the mission is being […]






Posted on 22 September 2014 | 12:31 pm Author: Ed Rogers



Ed Rogers
Opinion Writer

Ed Rogers is an opinion wrtier for the Washington Post PostPartisan, offering commentary from a conservative perspective. He is also chairman of the lobbying and communications firm BGR Group, which he founded with now-Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour in 1991. Rogers has been involved with numerous Republican political campaigns, including the presidential campaigns of Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush. In the first Bush White House, he reported to chief of staff John Sununu. In the Reagan White House, he worked in the office of political affairs. Read more about Rogers.

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