Politics

harris

Biden picks Kamala Harris as running mate

August 11, 2020 4:36 pm

Cop a load of this

executive order

Trump’s Art of the Executive Order

August 11, 2020 9:28 am

This President was supposed to be better, or at least different

mad sanity

Donald Trump isn’t mad

August 11, 2020 7:06 am

The President on the couch

kamala harris reparations

Should Kamala Harris pay reparations?

August 10, 2020 7:04 pm

A bad idea whose time has come

biden debate

Joe Biden should debate

August 10, 2020 2:24 pm

He’ll probably win

vp pick

There is no ‘do no harm’ VP pick

August 10, 2020 8:56 am

Kamala Harris or Susan Rice would do little to energize Biden’s campaign

greens howie hawkins

The Greens turn red

August 9, 2020 11:35 am

Howie Hawkins’s nomination has moved his party further towards the fringe

black americans

Why are black Americans likelier to die of COVID than Latinos?

August 8, 2020 2:34 pm

Latino poverty is no less than black poverty and Latino access to quality healthcare is no better than for black Americans

agenda

What’s on the agenda?

August 7, 2020 5:47 pm

Trump unveils manufacturing promises for a second term

biden basement

Hidin’ Biden’s basement convention

August 6, 2020 1:45 pm

The former VP oscillates between alarming porousness and inexplicable hostility

facebook

Facebook is wrong to censor Donald Trump

August 6, 2020 11:52 am

‘Misinformation’ is defined so vaguely that it can be applied increasingly liberally to all manner of online content

silk

Diamond & Silk launch new podcast today

August 5, 2020 8:08 pm

Their first guest is Donald Trump Jr

satire

Are we living in the golden age of political satire?

August 5, 2020 2:21 pm

Late night hosts and comedians are hitting every slow, low Trump pitch over their plates out of the ballpark

vice

Who does Trump want?

August 5, 2020 1:45 pm

The President wants a Biden VP candidate who convinces diehard ideologues to stay home

trump

President Trump should bend — but not break — Big Tech

August 5, 2020 11:47 am

Going back to the media of 25 years ago would not go well for the President or for conservatives

U.S. President Donald Trump

Has Trump’s COVID-19 response really been so dire?

August 5, 2020 8:11 am

The truth is neither as good as the President makes out, nor as bad as his critics claim

burkean

Trump’s Burkean moment

August 5, 2020 7:50 am

American conservatives have endlessly lauded the beauty of capitalism to a generation who have no chance of buying their own home

soft bigotry

The soft bigotry of lowering exam standards

August 4, 2020 2:38 pm

The educational elite has found another way to keep black students down

civility

How to restore civility in politics

August 4, 2020 12:04 pm

Shrink state power so radically that policy disagreements would be akin to flyweight arguments over the merits of Coke vs Pepsi

arlington

Where the Arlington sidewalk ends

August 3, 2020 4:09 pm

County officials crack down on outdoor congregating

tiktok

The media’s TikTok blindspot

August 3, 2020 2:08 pm

Almost no journalist will write about why the Chinese app is a national security threat

peak biden

Have we passed peak Biden?

August 3, 2020 1:12 pm

The public are now focused principally on the economy — which is good news for Trump

taxi

Taxi cabs are New York’s right-wing safe spaces on wheels

August 2, 2020 11:55 am

Self-employment comes with the dangerously right-wing attributes of self-reliance and discipline

rbg

A look into the post-RBG world of American politics

July 31, 2020 4:01 pm

Spoiler alert: not much will change

funerals

Who deserves a funeral?

July 31, 2020 2:20 pm

Politicians have decided that celebrity affords them the right to override the onerous restrictions on funerals