Raw Emotion

Joe Biden’s “end of summer” decision is near.

Aug. 2 2015 9:38 PMHow 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.
July 31 2015 7:42 PMNot Fit to LeadThe Iran hearings have shown how the Republican Party can no longer be trusted with the presidency.
July 29 2015 11:55 AMHow to Fix Our InterstatesHint: Not with more asphalt.
July 23 2015 5:26 PMBad PollsWhy you should ignore all those new numbers that say Hillary is doomed.
July 22 2015 5:03 PMBlame the PoliceSandra Bland’s arrest and death are a national scandal. The police are responsible.
July 20 2015 6:59 PMThe TrumpeterDonald Trump is unlikely to be president for many reasons. One is his lack of modesty.
July 17 2015 6:13 PMThe 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.
July 14 2015 3:08 PMTwo AmericasHillary Clinton and Scott Walker have utterly different visions for our future.
July 13 2015 7:17 PMScott Walker Is the Perfect GOP Candidate    Why aren’t I more excited about him?
July 10 2015 3:41 PMThe Real Immigration Wild Card Republicans are scared of what Donald Trump will say on the debate stage—but it’s John Kasich who could really shake things up.
July 9 2015 10:35 PMLoss LeaderDonald Trump must really want to be president. Because he is letting his brand take a beating.
July 8 2015 6:17 PMThe GOP’s Two Latino ProblemsRepublicans aren’t just alienating Latinos. They are turning off some white voters along the way.
July 7 2015 2:43 PMThe GOP’s Border WarDonald Trump and Jeb Bush are polar opposites on immigration. Where on the spectrum will the GOP fall?
July 5 2015 7:12 PMI Haven’t Got Time for the ’PaignFinally, a browser extension that will allow you to filter out campaign coverage until it really matters.
July 1 2015 4:51 PMThe GOP Base Loves TrumpIt sees itself in his foreign policy belligerence, anti-elite agitation, and raw bigotry.
Aug. 1 2015 3:18 PM“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.     
July 31 2015 1:17 PMMr. MannersWhy Donald Trump may play the choir boy in next week’s GOP debate.
July 28 2015 11:56 AMSarah 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.
July 22 2015 8:05 PMA Jackass in a HailstormBy Donald Trump’s logic, John Kasich should be beating him.
July 21 2015 2:46 PMTrump’s Not Done YetWhy his comments about McCain and his doxing of Graham won’t end his candidacy.
July 20 2015 3:12 PMMore Than a Food FightWhy Hillary should take the Black Lives Matter Netroots fracas seriously.
July 16 2015 9:14 AMGoing the DistanceScott Walker has a disciplined stump speech that delights conservatives. And he can deliver it in his sleep.
July 13 2015 10:51 PMThe Audacity to WinScott Walker wants to be the GOP’s bold, safe choice. 
July 13 2015 6:18 PMMade in WisconsinScott Walker thinks being governor will make him a great president. Actually, that’s unlikely.
July 10 2015 11:14 AMAmericans Shouldn’t Fear Mexican ImmigrantsBut Mexican immigrants have every right to fear Americans.
July 9 2015 1:02 PMHow Republicans Can Still Make Gay Marriage a Winning IssueLiberals won the legal ruling, but conservatives can still define what marriage means.
July 8 2015 4:53 PMA Matter of TrustHillary Clinton doesn’t like questions about her emailing habits, but they are utterly legitimate questions to ask. 
July 6 2015 5:39 PMWhy Bernie Sanders Is the Left’s Ron PaulHe isn’t going to win his party’s nomination, but his popularity still matters. 
July 2 2015 8:08 PMChris Christie’s Hard TruthsThe New Jersey governor wants to “tell it like it is.” That isn’t the whole truth.
June 30 2015 6:23 PMIf You See a Chance, Take ItChris Christie’s doomed campaign and the hard lesson of presidential politics.