Thank You for Your Service, Whoever You Are
Opponents of the NFL protests have reduced “the troops” to a monolithic prop. The truth is a lot more complicated.
What’s Behind Dan Rather’s Wild Popularity?In an era of insanity, his thoughts on journalism, covering civil rights, and morality are grounding—and inspiring.
“Us” Versus “Them”Trump’s obsession with the NFL protests above all else shows just whose president he is.
Trump Is Ignoring Puerto Rico’s SufferingThe administration’s feeble response to Hurricane Maria rivals Bush’s after Katrina.
No Truth, No ConsequencesEvery attempt to repeal Obamacare has been built on lies. Graham-Cassidy is no different.
The Real Political CorrectnessIt’s people who criticize racism who are silenced, not those who embrace it.
“I Am a Working-Class Guy” A Wisconsin ironworker is the Democratic Party’s new star. Does he have anything to offer besides his image?
Berkeley’s BindAfter being mocked by the right-wing media in advance of Ben Shapiro's speech, the school now faces angry students, frustrated faculty, and the return of Milo.
Trump Is Playing Two-Dimensional ChessThe president wants to be loved. His moves on immigration will make him hated. Bring on the tax cuts!
Hillary in My HeadClinton is not known for the expressivity of her voice. But the What Happened audiobook is surprisingly lovely.
Donald Trump Is Not an IndependentIn every way that matters, he is a Republican president leading a Republican administration.
The Most Cynical Republican on ObamacareMike Pence successfully expanded Medicaid in Indiana. He would have rather torpedoed the law—and hurt his former constituents—than admit that it works.
Guardians of White InnocenceThe Sons of Confederate Veterans want to convince Americans that Southern heritage isn’t about slavery and racism. Is it a lost cause?
The Donald Trump Election Brag TrackerHow long has it been since the president reminded us of his “massive landslide victory”?
It Wasn’t GridlockThe cynical reason why Republicans called off bipartisan talks to stabilize Obamacare.
Why Democrats Should Love the GOP Health Care PlanGraham-Cassidy could turn a red electoral map blue.
All Tribes Are Not EqualAndrew Sullivan’s simplistic diagnosis—and unrealistic cure—for what ails us.
The Wealth Gap Between Whites and Blacks Is WideningThe myth of racial equality is having real and devastating consequences.
The Strongest Evidence Yet Donald Trump Is Violating Constitutional Anti-Corruption ClausesNew documents show the National Security Council spent taxpayer money at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago.
Steve Bannon’s Intellectual Reputation Is a CharadeHis erudite-sounding arguments ignore facts and revise history to coincide with his nationalist worldview.
What Steve Bannon Is Up ToHe isn’t targeting GOP incumbents to defend Trump’s honor. He’s doing it for himself.
Trump the TriangulatorIt’s totally logical for the president to try to team up with Democrats. Does it make sense for the Dems?
The Wrong Side of the LawWhen the Trump administration refers to the “rule of law,” it really means “exclusion.”