Why Donald Trump Isn’t Going AwayHe’s not a Republican phenomenon. He’s part of a troubling global movement toward populism and nationalism.
The GOP’s Favorite Scapegoats in 2016?The Republican Party’s first primary debate offers a list of its favorite targets.
Debating Without the DonaldThe Republican field gathered to have a debate without the most interesting candidate in the race.
“Protect Us Against Our Enemies”The story of one Syrian fighter and why his capture is a major defeat for America’s war on ISIS.
Sarah Palin’s PAC Is Spending More on Hotels and Travel Than on Republican CandidatesSarahPAC, like the former candidate’s TV career, is on the wane.
Going the DistanceScott Walker has a disciplined stump speech that delights conservatives. And he can deliver it in his sleep.
The GOP’s Inconvenient TruthsIf you listened closely Thursday night, several Republican candidates let some heresies slip out.
The Instant Spin RoomWhat Twitter’s smartest liberals and conservatives are saying about the GOP debates.
How to Save the Voting Rights ActWe need to stop trying to untangle racism and partisanship by agreeing on one simple idea.
How Ferguson Changed AmericaA year ago Darren Wilson killed Michael Brown. What has followed has been the greatest national reckoning on racism since the beating of Rodney King.
Not Fit to LeadThe Iran hearings have shown how the Republican Party can no longer be trusted with the presidency.
The Case for Covering TrumpThe Donald can’t win the nomination, but the media has a duty to cover his bigoted, doomed, PR stunt of a campaign anyway.