Politics

debates

Scrap presidential debates — but not this year

September 17, 2020 11:36 am

The debates simplify, dramatize and canalize all the confusions of politics in a colossal world power into verbal boxing matches.

allies

America’s allies don’t like Trump. So what?

September 17, 2020 11:11 am

The Pew Research Center offers all emotion and no evidence

brexit

Joe Biden weighs in on the Brexit stand-off

September 16, 2020 11:28 pm

The Democratic nominee tweeted that the Good Friday Agreement can’t ‘become a casualty of Brexit’

joe biden

Hiding Biden from tough questions hurts him more than it helps him

September 16, 2020 5:52 pm

The media’s softballs set the former VP up for a fall

after

The Democrats after Biden

September 14, 2020 5:47 pm

Will it be Candidate AOC in 2024?

pompeo

Abraham Accords signing ‘a joyous day’, says Pompeo

September 14, 2020 4:50 pm

Reviving the Iran Deal would be ‘the wrong policy’

ranked choice voting

Ranked choice voting is right for the 2024 primaries

September 14, 2020 3:43 pm

It would eliminate wasted votes cast for candidates who have already dropped out of the race

nobel

Does Trump deserve a Nobel Peace Prize?

September 14, 2020 8:57 am

Good foreign policy-making needs leadership, decisiveness and, every now and then, a spot of dangerous heresy

biden

Why I’m not predicting a Biden blowout

September 13, 2020 5:35 pm

Something just isn’t right again between the polling and the facts on the ground

suburban trump moms

Confessions of the secret suburban Trump moms: Virginia

September 12, 2020 10:06 am

‘I don’t think Trump is a racist, but try explaining that to DC suburban moms who absolutely despise him and assume we all feel the same way’

antifa biden

Antifa for Biden

September 11, 2020 2:28 pm

We are in the streets because we want a slight expansion of Medicare

donald trump leading

Leading vs lying

September 11, 2020 12:43 pm

It’s hard to take Bob Woodward’s gotcha gambit seriously

bob woodward

What the hell happened to Bob Woodward?

September 11, 2020 9:48 am

The legendary reporter has a problem with the truth

debates

What will happen in the debates?

September 11, 2020 5:46 am

A tie would be a Biden victory

media

People trust the media less than Trump on COVID. Here’s why

September 10, 2020 1:59 pm

Congratulations, esteemed colleagues: you did it

legal

Courting favor: is Trump remaking the conservative legal movement?

September 10, 2020 12:36 pm

The Federalist Society is the hardest hit

aaron coleman

The tragedy of Aaron Coleman

September 9, 2020 6:59 pm

Coleman did a very bad thing, very recently, and seeks to have a role where his personality is relevant to thousands of lives

klacik

Kim Klacik and the urban GOP effort

September 8, 2020 3:50 pm

Could a simple walk through the streets of Baltimore expand the Republican party?

stephen miller

Is Stephen Miller pursuing policy — or power?

September 8, 2020 11:54 am

‘He’s like Lady Macbeth. It’s someone who is so ravenous to get what they want, and instead they become a victim of their own insanity’

brad parscale cash

Why is the Trump campaign running out of cash?

September 8, 2020 7:47 am

The reelection effort is suddenly resembling an online scam

cemetery losers atlantic

How the Atlantic twisted the truth

September 7, 2020 5:22 pm

Jeffrey Goldberg has four anonymous sources. Trump has 11 named ones

reflections outgoing president

Reflections of an outgoing President

September 7, 2020 10:06 am

From the desk of Donald J. Trump

trump abortion

Is Donald Trump really anti-abortion?

September 6, 2020 6:39 am

It seems that Trump changes his tune depending on who he is talking to

balkan

President Trump’s big Balkan deal

September 5, 2020 3:26 pm

Trump knows if you focus on creating jobs, it makes the political issues an awful lot more manageable

riots

Pundits gaslight the American people on violent riots

September 5, 2020 1:24 pm

But they can eat a breakfast burrito safely at 10 a.m.!