Politics
Politics
Jan. 31 2017 5:36 PMUncompromisingThe Fugitive Slave Act galvanized the abolitionist movement. Trump’s Muslim ban could do the same for a new resistance.
Jan. 30 2017 9:58 PMIncompetent President vs. United FrontWhy Donald Trump is losing the battle to restrict immigration.
Jan. 30 2017 10:45 AMTrump Is Deaf to the Echoes of HistoryExodus. Ethno-religious atrocities. Refugees detained in transit. American Jews hear the resonances all too well.
Jan. 27 2017 6:34 PMRepublicans Went to Philadelphia in Search of Health Care AnswersAnd all they got were these lousy metaphors.
Jan. 26 2017 4:45 PMThe GOP’s Deficit Hawks Have Flown Into Trump’s “Wall”R.I.P.
Jan. 26 2017 7:45 AMMeet Two Aspiring Canadian TrumpsThink brash nationalism could never succeed in our progressive neighbor to the north? Two party-leader candidates are betting otherwise.
Jan. 25 2017 3:10 PMKellyanne Conway Is the Slipperiest Political Flack in HistoryTV journalists need to find a new way to handle her.
Jan. 24 2017 5:57 PMProtest WorksThe Trump administration’s meltdown proves it.
Jan. 24 2017 3:09 PMHow Trump Will Change AmericaA list of good, bad, ugly, and terrifying predictions.
Jan. 23 2017 9:53 PMSean Spicer Got MilderTrump’s press secretary tried to steamroll the media and failed. Now he’s back to spinning them the old-fashioned way.
Jan. 23 2017 6:14 PMTrump’s Dangerous View of the CIAHe thinks it’s a tool for himself, not the people.
Jan. 23 2017 5:21 PMThe Trump Taxes MarchOn April 15, join us in demanding that the president show the American people his tax returns.
Jan. 22 2017 9:11 PMDon’t Broadcast Sean Spicer’s Press Conferences LiveAnd other rules for covering an administration of liars.
Jan. 20 2017 9:43 PMThis Is Who He IsA morally empty man gave a morally empty speech to cap off a morally empty campaign.
Jan. 20 2017 6:13 PM“He Needs to Start Acting Presidential”On Inauguration Day, Trump’s fans desperately wanted to see him assume the pomp and dignity of his new office. He couldn’t.
Jan. 31 2017 1:13 PMOf Course It’s a Muslim BanA mountain of evidence proves Trump signed his executive order to target Islam.
Jan. 30 2017 7:39 PMHow Chuck Schumer Found His SpineIt took a lot of angry liberals getting up in his face.
Jan. 28 2017 11:12 PMWith Friends Like UsIn barring even those who’ve helped us wage our wars, Trump signaled to the world that American friendship comes with an asterisk.
Jan. 27 2017 5:55 PMI Was a “Terrorist Country” Refugee Who’d Grown Up Shouting “Death to America.” America Trusted Me Anyway. On fleeing the tribalism of Iran and confronting the tribalism of America 30 years later.
Jan. 26 2017 3:53 PMThe More Trump Hates, the More America Rejects His HatredWhites and men elected him. But polls show they didn’t support his attacks on immigrants, Muslims, and women.
Jan. 25 2017 5:24 PMWhy the Trans-Pacific Partnership FailedTechnocrats and plutocrats loved it. Everybody else hated it.
Jan. 25 2017 2:09 PMOK, Now Can We Start Taking Donald Trump Literally?Trump’s campaign was not an act. He was making promises that he’s now planning to keep.
Jan. 24 2017 5:20 PMTrump Didn’t Just Reinstate the Global Gag Rule. He Massively Expanded It.It’s the global gag rule “on steroids.”
Jan. 24 2017 12:21 PMI Demand a Weep CountHow long would a liberal have to cry to fill a coffee mug with tears?
Jan. 23 2017 7:31 PMLies, Damned Lies, and Amazing New Euphemisms for LyingOn the rise of “alternative facts.”
Jan. 23 2017 6:07 PMWhat Happens to the Individual Mandate Now?Eliminating the mandate would cause chaos. But a weakened mandate might just satisfy all Republicans.
Jan. 23 2017 5:09 PMThe Meaning of “American Carnage”Trump won the presidency with his message of racial reaction, and now he’s governing with it, too.
Jan. 22 2017 8:56 PMMy Cartoon Diary of the Women’s March on WashingtonMigraines, bad signs, and heartbreak.
Jan. 20 2017 6:44 PMAll the Anger in America Has Come to Washington, D.C.Donald Trump has empowered the worst of every ideological tendency.
Jan. 20 2017 6:09 PMAmerica FürstIn his inaugural address, new ruler Donald Trump promised a return to dominance for a certain kind of American.

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