Politics

How the myth of JFK tortured the Democratic Party for 55 years

November 22, 2018 12:01 pm

Decades after Dallas, the Dems keep drinking from the poisoned Kennedy chalice

Beto O’Rourke is all hat and no cattle

November 22, 2018 7:12 am

So why has the Democratic machine fallen so madly for him?

No, the Proud Boys aren’t an extremist group

November 20, 2018 10:26 am

They’re just mindless thugs barging into the culture war

Ivanka Trump is the new Hillary Clinton

November 20, 2018 5:09 am

It’s not just private email scandals. The First Daughter and the former First Lady have a lot in common

Could Donald Trump’s revisionist history leave the GOP in the lurch?

November 19, 2018 2:51 pm

Trump has responded to his midterm travails by doubling down on the insults

The way Trump wins again

November 18, 2018 7:09 pm

In 2020, if Trump prevails in either Michigan or Pennsylvania, and holds Ohio and Florida, he is almost assured victory

Hillary Clinton 2020? Why not?

November 18, 2018 4:35 pm

If you add a few disgruntled Republicans to her coalition, she’ll win

The myth of the transformative election

November 17, 2018 7:30 am

The midterms follow a predictable pattern, which offers no guide to presidential contests. Why pretend otherwise?

Election recounts are a sign of a healthy democracy

November 17, 2018 7:11 am

Americans are more eager than ever to get results right

Donald Trump is the best thing to happen to Jim Acosta

November 16, 2018 2:29 pm

The CNN man gets to amplify his role as victim of a nefarious administration

Melania Trump: America’s Iron First Lady

November 15, 2018 6:36 am

Did the President’s wife break the glass ceiling?

It’s the Ocasio-Cortez party now — Nancy Pelosi is just leading it

November 14, 2018 3:31 am

Pelosi will most likely keep the speaker’s gavel. But she is being left behind by the new-look Democratic Party

Donald Trump, Democratic president?

November 12, 2018 12:30 pm

Trump should go back to his roots with Chuck and Nancy

Beware the Trumpy Bear

November 12, 2018 12:14 pm

This advert will truly give you paws for thought

The Democratic hype around Beto O’Rourke 2020 smacks of desperation

November 12, 2018 7:01 am

The Democrats have yet to adapt to a political world where Obama is no longer the big, bright sun of the political universe

Trump dodges tough questions by feigning forgetfulness

November 9, 2018 4:12 pm

Does the President know Matt Whitaker?

How Trump wins the Rust Belt again in 2020

November 9, 2018 3:56 pm

It’s time to ditch the Paul Ryan legislative agenda and play nice with Nancy

Don’t blame Libertarians or Greens when your party loses

November 9, 2018 10:49 am

In defense of third-party voters

George Conway weighs in on (il)legality of Sessions firing

November 8, 2018 5:02 pm

Kellyanne’s husband calls Matthew Whitaker a ‘nobody’ who has been appointed at Trump’s whim

Jim Acosta: the Don Quixote of fake news

November 8, 2018 3:27 pm

I have at times wondered whether Jim Acosta pays the president a retainer for making him such a recognizable figure

Decline and fall: why America always thinks it’s going the way of Rome

November 8, 2018 2:30 pm

The many declines and falls of the American Empire

Trump is right about many things, which is why he must be stopped

November 8, 2018 1:32 pm

Liberals and conservatives alike have every reason to jelly this President in an immobilizing aspic

With Sessions out and the Senate secured, Donald Trump is remaking the GOP in his image

November 7, 2018 2:59 pm

The gains suggest that Trump’s victory in 2016 was not a fluke

Why Trump wasn’t shellacked

November 7, 2018 11:57 am

It’s the culture wars, stupid

The midterms delivered a feeble rivulet, not a blue wave

November 7, 2018 9:32 am

The effort to Make America Great Again will continue, just a little more slowly and circuitously than it would have done had the Republicans held the house