Politics
Politics
Jan. 9 2017 5:00 AMThe Obama ParadoxOur first black president has an unyielding faith in the goodness of America. It got him elected. And it will cost him his legacy.
Jan. 6 2017 10:58 AMThe Repeal-and-Delay DisasterThe Republicans’ plan to destroy Obamacare and figure the rest out later would be bad for the party and for America.
Jan. 5 2017 4:51 PMDemocrats Don’t Have a “Religion Problem”They have a white voter problem.
Jan. 4 2017 7:55 PMDon’t Forget That Megyn Kelly Is a Racial DemagogueThe recent flattering coverage of her move to NBC leaves out the ugliest episodes of her work at Fox.
Jan. 3 2017 5:05 PMThe Ethics Fuss Pitted the GOP’s Shamelessness Against Trump’sWe learned something about the Republicans’ priorities—and even more about the new president’s indifference to them.
Jan. 3 2017 2:12 PMPutin’s Dream TeamIt’s Trump, Priebus, Conway & Spicer LLP. To get Putin off the hook, they’re putting America on trial.
Dec. 22 2016 4:53 PMDonald Trump Doesn’t Care if You Think He Wants to Ban MuslimsAnd he doesn’t care if you’re scared.
Dec. 22 2016 1:50 PMWhy Dictators Hate ChessGarry Kasparov on Vladimir Putin’s meddling and America’s response.
Dec. 20 2016 5:52 PMNorm ConquestTrump is set to undermine the things you take for granted in government and public life.
Dec. 19 2016 7:37 PMHow Trump’s Apparatchiks Are Erasing Russia’s Role in the ElectionEvasions, brushoffs, innuendos, contortions, rationalizations, and attacks.
Dec. 19 2016 2:47 PMThe Democrat Who Loves the Electoral CollegePartisanship isn’t the only obstacle to reform.
Dec. 16 2016 3:39 PMThe Rise of the Alt-CenterWhy did establishment liberals fall in love with a deranged Twitter thread? It’s time for some game theory.
Dec. 16 2016 11:10 AMLessons for Fighting a Demagogue, From the People Who Survived a PlagueHow the AIDS movement has given birth to the Trump resistance.
Dec. 15 2016 6:02 PMNorth Carolina’s GOP Is Closing RanksWhy worry? Because the last time a party used white tribalism to take over the South, its hold lasted for decades.
Dec. 15 2016 3:39 PMWhy Hillary Clinton Bombed With White Evangelical VotersAs with Wisconsin, she didn’t show up.
Jan. 6 2017 4:55 PMThe Most Extreme Party Coalition Since the Civil WarThe GOP of 2017 is more radical than conservative, and the outlook is bleak.
Jan. 5 2017 6:38 PMWill Republicans Ever Replace Obamacare?The bickering has begun.
Jan. 5 2017 9:55 AMWill Donald Trump Be FDR or Jimmy Carter?We’re on the cusp of either a transformative presidency or a party-killing failure.
Jan. 4 2017 7:30 AMThe Bad Research Behind the Bogus Claim That North Carolina Is No Longer a DemocracyNo, North Korea isn’t more democratic than the Tar Heel State.
Jan. 3 2017 4:40 PMPolitical Malpractice Saved the Ethics OfficeFor now.
Dec. 29 2016 2:27 PMDonald Trump Is Unpopular, and So Is the GOP’s AgendaHow can Democrats capitalize?
Dec. 22 2016 3:47 PMWhy Did Planned Parenthood Supporters Vote Trump?A series of maddening focus groups suggest Clinton made it easier for voters to reconcile themselves to Trump.
Dec. 21 2016 4:27 PMThe Wry, Mournful Art of the Trump Press Pool ReportA close reading.
Dec. 20 2016 4:47 PMYou Played Yourself, Democrats. Again.How fitting for the 2016 election to end with the dashed hopes and incompetence of liberals.
Dec. 19 2016 3:52 PMThe Most Useful Guide to Resisting Donald TrumpIt’s the Tea Party playbook, minus the nooses.
Dec. 16 2016 8:08 PMThis Time, Obama’s Calm in a Crisis Isn’t HelpingHe has his dignity and his faith in civic norms. Republicans have the government.
Dec. 16 2016 11:37 AMThe Only Enemies Donald Trump Can See Are His Fellow AmericansHow can he defend the country?
Dec. 16 2016 10:54 AMThe Republicans’ Obamacare FantasyThe GOP expects Democrats to help it fix what it’s about to break.
Dec. 15 2016 4:43 PMBrothers in White ResentmentWhat gave us Donald Trump is what gave us Dylann Roof.
Dec. 14 2016 4:35 PMDonald’s Beautiful Dark Fascist FantasyWhat do Trump and Kanye have in common? Totalitarian aesthetics and disconnection from reality.

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