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Trump’s Dark Global Vision

His U.N. speech used his “America First” doctrine to justify deranged hostility toward our enemies.

Republicans Think It’s Unfair How States That Expanded Medicaid Get More Medicaid Funding

Trump’s Dumb Twitter Persona and Grandiose U.N. Persona Form One Jarring and Bizarre Spectacle

Taylor Swift Is Being Sued for Plagiarizing the Lyrics to “Shake It Off”

Amazon Just Sent a Weird Email About Nonexistent Baby Registries


No One Becomes a Cop Because It’s Safe

Police officers need to accept the risk that comes with showing restraint.

What Andrew Sullivan Gets Wrong About Tribalism

He thinks liberals and conservatives deserve equal blame for dividing the country. They don’t.

Police Officers Need to Accept the Risk That Comes With Showing Restraint

Andrew Sullivan’s Simplistic Diagnosis—and Unrealistic Cure—for What Ails Us

Why Toys R Us Is Flailing Amid the Retail Apocalypse—but Best Buy Isn’t

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