Politics

Political tides have made the ‘blue wave’ impossible

November 6, 2018 10:16 pm

The presidential election of 2016 should have taught pundits and politicos not to trust the polls. But the nation’s most highly educated seem to be the slowest to learn

As Florida goes, so goes the nation?

November 6, 2018 9:14 pm

It was the beginning of the end for the Left in 2016 and DeSantis and Scott are doing well in the early going. Redux?

Only an idiot would predict tonight’s midterm results. So let me oblige

November 6, 2018 8:42 pm

Trump is so divisive that the networks couldn’t agree on who he was dividing

In Michigan, Elissa Slotkin aims squarely for the middle

November 6, 2018 1:02 pm

She is testing the theory of appealing to the mythical moderate suburban Republican

Will Jon Tester win in Montana?

November 6, 2018 12:14 pm

A close race in the last best place

Forecasting the midterms: pick your poison

November 6, 2018 9:05 am

No matter what result you want to predict, you can find a poll to match it

Is today the dawn of the shy Democrat?

November 6, 2018 12:18 am

Donald Trump, a political arsonist, might initially be amused by the carnage he has wrought

Will the Trump economy affect the outcome of the midterms?

November 5, 2018 10:09 am

A healthy economy can help limit the incumbent administration’s losses

The Democratic faithful are spooked

November 5, 2018 7:55 am

How will the blue-dyed media react if results do not go their way tomorrow night?

Why aren’t Republicans campaigning on the economy? Trump!

November 4, 2018 4:31 pm

It’s seemed strange for months that the president has declined to focus on the good news for which he might take credit

What makes a blue wave?

November 2, 2018 3:23 pm

Tuesday could restore the Democrats as a nationwide force, rather than merely a party of the coasts, urban enclaves and college towns

Don’t fall for Pelosi’s claims of civility: Democrats will be ruthless if they take power

November 2, 2018 2:08 pm

Pelosi and her lieutenants have a significant problem —  a growing segment of the Democratic Party doesn’t appear interested in legislating

The Trumps are focused on securing the Senate

November 2, 2018 1:12 pm

Much of the Trump clan is pitching in to help overcome any lingering inhibitions in key red states

Why are Democrats blue?

October 31, 2018 10:40 am

It is surely time to revise our prejudices concerning both red and blue

Calm down, President Trump won’t change birthright citizenship yet

October 31, 2018 9:32 am

The Democrats’ broad interpretation of the 14th Amendment is not a winner with the American public

Jacob Wohl and the moronic attempt to #MeToo Robert Mueller

October 30, 2018 5:04 pm

‘Looks like she doesnt even exist! IT’S A FAKE NEWS CON JOB!’

The audacity of Obama’s lying

October 30, 2018 10:27 am

Brazenness is key. If you’re going to lie, don’t be shy

Should Donald Trump spend his ‘Executive Time’ learning how to empathise?

October 29, 2018 4:49 pm

There is no malignant phrase Trump is not ready to utter

The dangerous politics of guilt by association

October 28, 2018 5:38 pm

We regularly see random and inchoate attacks being presented as far more organised and ideological then they actually are

Liberals don’t want Donald Trump to be civil. They want him to lose

October 28, 2018 1:34 pm

Violence should not be a cudgel with which to beat political opponents — but it is

What’s wrong with the Right?

October 27, 2018 4:19 pm

From paranoid style to paranoid acts

The trouble with baby boomers and social media

October 26, 2018 7:35 pm

If Cesar Sayoc did send those bombs, might it have something to do with the online conspiracy wormhole he’s been dwelling in for the last few years?

America’s slide into authoritarian habits

October 26, 2018 3:48 pm

Trump doesn’t want ‘this “bomb stuff’ to get in the way of his caravan midterms narrative

Can America learn to shut its mouth?

October 26, 2018 12:51 pm

Fluff, flies, dust and all sorts of airborne chokeables come whizzing into the larynx when the mouth is left even slightly ajar

Bombgate and the new species of political theatre

October 26, 2018 12:16 pm

The media think the bombs will embarrass Trump and coax voters away from the GOP in the midterms, I’ll bet you a Nate Silver dollar it doesn't.