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July 18 2016 7:14 PMThe GOP Is Sick, and the Never Trump Floor Fight Was a SymptomParty unity? Trump's ass.
July 15 2016 5:00 PMRacial Discontent Is Rising, but That’s Not Obama’s FaultThe anti-anti-racism of the right.
July 14 2016 3:39 PMNot by the Color of Their UniformThe Dallas shooting offered a parable about racism. Just not the one you think.
July 14 2016 11:15 AMShould We Trust Trump With Classified Info?How are candidates briefed on security matters, anyway? A former acting director of the CIA explains.
July 13 2016 4:28 PMDonald Trump’s Other Demographic ProblemTrump is headed for a historic loss with a crucial group of whites.
July 13 2016 5:55 AMBernie’s ChangeThe triumph of the Sanders insurgency was to democratize fundraising, one small donation at a time. Will it remake liberal politics?
July 11 2016 4:54 PMWhy Would Anyone Want to Be Trump’s VP? Maybe Because It’s Smart Politics.There’s a political cost to sitting this one out, too, and Mike Pence probably knows it.
July 8 2016 7:40 PMThere Is a War Over Race in AmericaBut it’s not whites vs. blacks.
July 8 2016 11:40 AMBig Donors Are Keeping Low Profiles at the ConventionsThanks to new ethics rules and the historic unpopularity of Trump and Clinton, companies are downsizing their plans.
July 5 2016 10:15 PMThe Perfect Hillary Clinton ScandalThe ginned-up, self-inflicted email controversy had something for everyone, conspiratorial conservatives and bed-wetting liberals alike.
June 30 2016 5:42 PMCan Donald Trump Even Count on a Convention Polling Bounce?His rise defied political orthodoxy. His collapse just might, too.
June 28 2016 2:32 PMBernie Blew ItElizabeth Warren is the surrogate he was supposed to be. His supporters have become Clinton’s. How Sanders overplayed his hand.
June 27 2016 6:25 PMIs Elizabeth Warren Really the Best Choice for Vice President?Only if you think the symbolism of her nomination is bigger than the hole she’ll leave in the Senate.
June 24 2016 6:17 PMEmbattled Whiteness Gave Us Brexit. It Won’t Give Us President Trump.The “Leave” vote was a move to reassert the racial hierarchies upended by global capitalism. Here’s why it could never happen here.
June 24 2016 3:39 PMWhy Immigration Pushed Britons to BrexitIt’s not only about race.
July 16 2016 1:51 PMWhere Is Mike Pence’s Faith?He was an outspoken evangelical. Now Trump’s VP pick hides his beliefs under a bushel.
July 15 2016 4:57 PMThe Traditionalist vs. the Train WreckTrump’s and Clinton’s responses to Nice go to the core of their political personas.
July 14 2016 3:09 PMTrump’s Apparent VP Pick Is Boring, Incoherent, and IneptBut at least Mike Pence has no political future.
July 14 2016 5:45 AMDonald Trump’s FriendsThe unnamed Mexicans, Muslims, Israelis, farmers, doctors, and truckers who have shaped the candidate’s policies.
July 13 2016 3:16 PMBernie’s Fundraising Was Revolutionary. How He Spent His Money Was Not.What did $220 million buy? Ads, consultants, and a dispiritingly conventional campaign.
July 11 2016 5:07 PMWhat Bernie Sanders Has WonThe Democratic platform is a monument to his campaign.
July 10 2016 8:00 PMCan John McCain Survive the Year of Trump?With a nasty challenge from the right and a credible threat from the left, the Arizona senator is caught in a vise of his own making.
July 8 2016 6:06 PMIs America Falling Apart or Finally Waking Up?Lessons from a week of violence.
July 6 2016 1:05 PMThe Vast Left-Wing Media Conspiracy to Make Donald Trump Look Like a BigotGive us a gold star!
July 5 2016 5:34 PMOur Political Culture Doesn’t Know What to Do With Trump’s Explicit PrejudiceOnce-fraught ideas and symbols are now a routine matter of partisan combat. This is scary.
June 30 2016 12:45 PMElizabeth Warren Would Be More Than a VP PickShe’d be a pander we can believe in.
June 28 2016 2:03 PMIt Can’t Happen HereBrexit isn’t good news for Trump. Nativism is still a losing proposition.
June 25 2016 7:14 PMBrexit May Well Never HappenThe victors are already looking sheepish about leaving the EU. Maybe they won’t!
June 24 2016 3:46 PMWe Have Entered a New Political EraOne in which popular support for the core institutions of liberal democracy can no longer be taken for granted.
June 24 2016 2:54 PMOld England’s OverthrowThe doughty British establishment conspired with voters to bring about its own destruction.

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