Grand White Party vs. Grand Middle Party
Steve Bannon is charting two different courses for Republicans. Which one will the GOP choose?
White Americans Have to Make a ChoiceThe fight over Confederate monuments is a fight over who this country is for. And only white Americans can end it.
Yes, What About the “Alt-Left”?What the counter-protesters Trump despises were actually doing in Charlottesville last weekend.
There Was Never Doubt Over What Trump Thought of CharlottesvilleThe president’s obscene Tuesday remarks are poison from the same well that equates white supremacy and liberal identity politics.
“As I Have Said Many Times Before”In his Charlottesville do-over, Trump insists he got it right the first time.
This Was a White-Power Movement Showing Its StrengthIt achieved a chilling success in Charlottesville—and then received a president’s validation.
Firing Jeffrey Lord Doesn’t Fix CNN’s Jeffrey Lord ProblemHe was only the most obnoxious embodiment of false balance at the network.
The Bubble PresidentTrump lives in a fantasy of triumph. He will never do anything to win back the voters he’s lost.
Bellicose Word Vomit or Bellicose Word … Diplomacy?Six theories on why the dumb stuff Trump said about North Korea is actually smart.
“Diversity” Is Not EnoughThe way we’re forced to define affirmative action has opened the door to its endangerment.
Of Course James Damore Is Now a Free Speech MartyrHis firing is the sort of thing that cements the squalid alliance between alienated gamers and extreme right-wingers.
Base MotivesTrump panders exclusively to the minority of people who love him—and to hell with the rest of America. That’s exactly what Putin wants.
Spectacle of HateFrom cross-dressing to white robes to Tiki torches, what we can learn from white supremacists’ long history of carefully cultivating their own aesthetic.
The GOP Can’t Hide From CharlottesvilleEven as the party rebukes Donald Trump’s remarks, it continues to enable his racist policies.
Rotten MonumentsDonald Trump has a lot in common with the antiquated, racist Confederate statues he defends.
Might Democrats Actually Have a Chance in Alabama?It depends on whether a little-known candidate with a very famous name can beat the party favorite.
There Is Only One Side to the Story of CharlottesvilleFive lessons from what could prove a decisive moment.
The Real Meaning of “On Many Sides”In his speech on Charlottesville, Donald Trump told the nation exactly what he stands for.
More Skilled Workers, Fewer Family MembersHow immigration restrictionists could turn the RAISE Act into a plan Congress and America could get behind.
The Trump-McConnell Feud Doesn’t Exist in AlabamaIn a heated special Senate election, both are working to ensure their loyal candidate keeps his seat.
The Exploitation of “Beautiful Kate”How Donald Trump and his conservative allies twisted the facts of a deadly San Francisco shooting to stoke America’s xenophobia.
Tough DonkeysCan a Kentuckian fighter pilot and a mustachioed ironworker obliterate Democrats’ effete reputation?
No More Private WarsThe U.S. can’t make the mistake of outsourcing the fight in Afghanistan to contractors.
Trump Is a Marked ManPotential primary challenges to the president in 2020 could be a sign of doom for him—and his party.