Politics

trump

You come at the Trump, you best not miss

January 17, 2020 1:42 pm

Why are the Democrats committing constitutional suicide?

impeachment

Impeachment is now just another bludgeon in the armory of political warfare

January 17, 2020 12:11 pm

There is nothing new in the plot of this lugubrious sitcom

joke

If the impeachment trial is ‘a joke’, who’s having the last laugh?

January 16, 2020 6:20 pm

Leading Republicans are pooh-poohing the notion that much credence should be reposed in Lev Parnas’s statements

bernie bros

My evening with the Bernie Bros

January 16, 2020 3:10 pm

‘What motivates you?’ I asked one man. ‘Bitterness,’ he said, without a pause

favor

What does ‘do us a favor’ mean?

January 16, 2020 3:14 am

It would be interesting to hear from Parnas and from Giuliani, from Hyde and from Bolton

trade war

There’s a long way to go before Trump can declare victory in his trade war

January 15, 2020 8:03 pm

The goodwill signaled by China’s concessions is perhaps more important than the concessions themselves

impeachment

Trump must be unsettled by the impeachment developments

January 15, 2020 5:25 pm

Giuliani apparently wants to be part of Trump’s legal defense team, but it doesn’t seem likely that he’ll make the cut

iowa

In Iowa, Democrats tell farmers no new jobs until Greta Thunberg is happy

January 15, 2020 5:12 am

Another truly awful Democratic debate

warren sanders hillary clinton

Warren’s dirty trick against Bernie proves she’s the new Hillary

January 14, 2020 4:27 pm

Smearing Sanders as a sexist shows the Massachusetts senator’s true stripes

sanders

Bernie Sanders is back — and Donald Trump is delighted

January 14, 2020 6:30 am

In the last week, Bernie’s detractors have been coming out in droves

money

Progressives should now admit their outrage about ‘money in politics’ is confected

January 13, 2020 9:27 am

It used to be that a billionaire openly giving a giant contribution would raise some ire

lose

How to lose votes and bore people

January 10, 2020 11:54 am

Impeachment and the Democratic primary are the two weakest plot lines of The Donald Trump Show

qasem

Eliminating Qasem Soleimani was Donald Trump’s Middle East farewell letter

January 9, 2020 2:23 pm

President Trump’s opponents cannot forgive him his victories. But it has become increasingly clear that it doesn’t matter

lindsey graham

Few have ‘empowered’ Iran more than Lindsey Graham

January 9, 2020 2:02 pm

Graham accused Mike Lee and Rand Paul of ‘empowering’ Iran

polls

Polls apart

January 8, 2020 10:45 pm

The modern pollster tends to be in love with his model. Hence his predictions tend to confirm the model rather than pull back the curtain on other contingencies

endless

How to end endless wars

January 8, 2020 12:40 pm

If politicians really wanted to ‘support the troops’, they’d introduce mandatory national service

tulsi

Time for Tulsi

January 8, 2020 9:27 am

Candidate Gabbard’s platform has never looked more apt

de-escalation al asad iran

So much for de-escalation

January 7, 2020 7:56 pm

Iran targets US base in Iraq with rockets

media iran

The Democratic media hate Trump more than they love Iran — or America

January 7, 2020 4:06 pm

Only the ignorant or bad-faith actors would jump to the conclusion that Trump is about to bomb Iran’s mosques

genghis

The case for Genghis Trump

January 7, 2020 9:50 am

What force on earth can reform a corrupt or incompetent elite, one that serves itself and its dreams rather the citizens of the country?

pompeo

Mike Pompeo’s dishonest Iran defense

January 6, 2020 4:38 am

The neocon dream of a liberated Baghdad ends with an emboldened and empowered Iran

bluffing iran

Ten handy phrases for bluffing your way through the coming Iran crisis

January 4, 2020 4:33 am

‘This could be a Sarajevo moment’

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2020

Why Trump will win again in 2020

January 2, 2020 3:44 am

There is a growing wrath in the country, either ignored, suppressed or undetected by the partisan media

right

What could go right for Trump in 2020?

December 31, 2019 10:03 pm

Trump’s hardline against Iran could pay off