Politics

kristi noem

Kristi Noem, first female president?

August 26, 2020 11:48 pm

The South Dakota governor actually embraces tenets of Trumpism, rather than mentioning them when it suits her career

dead cat bounce

Where is Biden’s post-convention bounce?

August 26, 2020 8:52 pm

Polls suggest the DNC was a flop

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Donald Trump is still the greatest show on Earth

August 26, 2020 4:25 pm

His mastery of campaigning could just win him re-election

rachel dolezal

We are all Rachel Dolezal now

August 26, 2020 11:46 am

Here was somebody who truly acted as if race was a social construct, and the antiracist intellectuals were furious about it

sandmann

The most memorable RNC speakers are not the stars

August 26, 2020 12:14 am

The speech of the night belonged to Nick Sandmann

melania trump

Melania’s moment

August 25, 2020 11:47 pm

The First Lady finds her voice on night two of the RNC

american story

The GOP’s ‘Great American Story’ will play well at the ballot box

August 25, 2020 2:31 pm

The Republicans kicked things off in a spirit of affirmation and hope

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The difference between the RNC and the DNC, according to the Trump campaign

August 25, 2020 2:01 pm

‘An unending list of Washington DC insiders’

tim scott race

The Republicans have a race problem

August 25, 2020 1:39 pm

For both parties, the strategy for base turnout undermines the strategy for winning the center

make america normal again

Make America Normal Again

August 25, 2020 12:13 pm

Trump should double down on his COVID skepticism, just as Lukashenko did

portland

Playing with fire

August 25, 2020 11:45 am

Democratic leaders who fail to condemn the West Coast rioters may get burned

republicans national convention

Republicans actually make better TV

August 25, 2020 1:04 am

On night one, the GOP offered consistency and stability

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Populist Trump can win

August 24, 2020 6:38 pm

To triumph, the President needs to offer winning policies for sensible, everyday Americans

meme warfare

Meme warfare on the convention stage

August 24, 2020 6:20 pm

Viral images and videos are the choice political weapons of our time because they seem to speak for themselves

donald trump

EDITORIAL: The right stuff

August 24, 2020 12:58 pm

As long as Trump and his family remain the fulcrum of American politics, the GOP will be effectively without a leader

after trump right

How to be right

August 24, 2020 12:22 pm

After Trump, the time of the woke conservative must come

blood plasma

Could blood plasma be used to treat COVID-19?

August 24, 2020 12:13 pm

Introducing novel drugs into everyday use has the potential to bring a huge amount of good — but also the potential to cause a great deal of harm

kenosha black lives

The mob are turning into Trump’s useful idiots

August 24, 2020 8:51 am

The Democrats are letting themselves be painted as the party of disorder

biden

Why isn’t Joe Biden being tested for COVID-19?

August 23, 2020 1:16 pm

The campaign owes us an explanation

jake auchincloss

Jake Auchincloss and incendiary rhetoric

August 22, 2020 10:46 am

We can’t burn their book, but they can burn our flag?

snowden

Pardon Edward Snowden

August 22, 2020 1:06 am

Trump may pardon the NSA ‘whistleblower’ who revealed the US government’s illegal mass surveillance

china

China disappears at the DNC

August 21, 2020 4:03 pm

The country that caused the COVID outbreak got just one mention

joe biden

Sleepy no more: Joe Biden unmasked

August 21, 2020 9:22 am

The seemingly innocuous candidate has morphed into the most dangerous opponent Trump has ever faced

policies

Joe Biden offers platitudes, not policies

August 21, 2020 7:59 am

His speech struck some chords but left several silences

joe biden

Joe Biden’s Republican convention

August 21, 2020 7:43 am

Two generations, two Democratic parties, one of them also a Republican party, awkwardly mashed together in a single convention