Reihan Salam
Reihan Salam

Reihan Salam is a columnist for Slate.

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Feb. 15 2017 2:11 PMTime for Trump to Hit the Reset ButtonDump his inner circle. Focus on domestic policy. Lean on Gary Cohn.
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Feb. 9 2017 1:35 PMA New Agenda for Social ConservativesIt’s time to drop the fight against same-sex marriage and take up the cause of stay-at-home parents.
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Jan. 30 2017 9:58 PMIncompetent President vs. United FrontWhy Donald Trump is losing the battle to restrict immigration.
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Jan. 19 2017 6:50 PMDonald Trump’s Plan to Replace Obamacare Does Not ExistAnd yet, somehow, the president-elect’s proposed health care fix has already been a success.
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Jan. 12 2017 6:53 PMMake HUD Great AgainA Trump-friendly housing agenda that might actually help working- and middle-class families.
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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.
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Nov. 9 2016 5:17 PMTrump UnboundThe president-elect owes hardly anyone. The number of people who’ll be able to rein him in is vanishingly small.
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Sept. 14 2016 8:36 AMThe GOP Is in an Ideological Civil WarDonald Trump’s family leave plan proves it.
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Aug. 4 2016 6:53 PMDonald Trump Is Liberating the GOP From Its Most Deeply Held BeliefsHe’s against the Iraq war. He’s for big government spending. He’s anti–Wall Street.
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July 27 2016 11:18 PMThe Party of Michael BloombergWhy rich voters have found a home among the Democrats.  
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July 21 2016 8:44 AMTed Cruz Just Made Himself a Conservative IconRefusing to endorse Donald Trump was a genius career move.
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July 14 2016 3:09 PMTrump’s Apparent VP Pick Is Boring, Incoherent, and IneptBut at least Mike Pence has no political future.
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June 24 2016 3:39 PMWhy Immigration Pushed Britons to BrexitIt’s not only about race.
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June 9 2016 12:35 PMThe Wall Street Journal Has Lost Its MindThe advice it’s giving Paul Ryan and the Republican Party is transparently absurd.
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May 27 2016 12:58 PMThe Dark Future of WhitewashingAsian Americans are increasingly overrepresented among our society’s elite. Will the U.S. succumb to anti-Asian prejudice?
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Feb. 10 2017 11:26 AMThe Cabinet Nominee All Republicans Should RejectGOP senators should take a stand against Trump’s pick for labor secretary, Andy Puzder.
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Feb. 2 2017 11:31 AMKeep Your Tired, Your Poor, Your Huddled MassesHow radical is Donald Trump’s proposal to make immigrants fend for themselves?
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Jan. 25 2017 5:24 PMWhy the Trans-Pacific Partnership FailedTechnocrats and plutocrats loved it. Everybody else hated it.
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Jan. 18 2017 9:17 AMPaul Ryan: Loser. Mitch McConnell: Also a Loser.Donald Trump won’t concern himself with policy. Instead, he’ll govern via Twitter insults.
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Jan. 11 2017 6:40 PMOur Own Worst EnemyWhy Democrats and Republicans hate each other more than they hate the Russians.
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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.
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Sept. 27 2016 1:35 PMIs Anyone Buying Trump’s Impression of a Small-Government Conservative?  In need of traditional Republican support, he mostly stuck to traditional Republican nostrums.
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Sept. 1 2016 1:47 AMDonald Trump Is the Spokesman for Restricting ImmigrationThat is very, very bad news if you support restricting immigration.
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July 29 2016 6:32 PMAmerica the TerribleWhy Donald Trump’s pessimistic worldview resonates with Republican voters in 2016.
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July 22 2016 1:19 AMDonald Trump Should Have Channeled Pat Buchanan in His Convention SpeechIt would have softened his image.
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July 19 2016 11:52 PMThe Republican Party Is Not DeadDonald Trump is awful. The convention is a disgrace. But the GOP will come back strong sooner than you think.
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July 1 2016 12:33 PMTrump Isn’t Entirely Wrong on TradeMercantilism isn’t the answer. But smarter economic nationalism could be.
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June 16 2016 12:01 PMCan Muslims Be Americans?It’s time to put Donald Trump’s idiocy aside and consider Muslim assimilation in a deeper sense.
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June 3 2016 11:35 AMNever Trump vs. Trump ForeverA pair of young, ambitious senators, Ben Sasse and Tom Cotton, offer two competing visions for the future of the Republican Party.
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May 18 2016 4:09 PMThe Koch Brothers Were Supposed to Buy the 2016 ElectionWhat happened?

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