Politics

The new identity politics is conservative

April 25, 2018 12:16 pm

Celebrity opinion, that awful juggernaut, is beginning to shift. It could take another 30 years before we see any great…

America’s media is letting Iran off the hook

April 25, 2018 8:06 am

Iran’s foreign minister, Javad Zarif, has spent the last few days in New York, using American media to make a…

Can Macron make his man crush with Trump pay off?

April 24, 2018 4:28 pm

Call it the audacity of hope. Emmanuel Macron wants to become the savior of the West. Like Sartre, he wants…

Why did Rand Paul endorse Mike Pompeo?

April 24, 2018 10:21 am

Rand Paul’s whole aim in foreign policy is to keep the U.S. out of unnecessary, unwinnable conflicts in which there…

The shaming of Shania Twain

April 23, 2018 2:42 pm

Celebrity apologies are all the rage. Such is the power of Twitter, that stars without round-the-clock PR surveillance and teams…

What is social media’s problem with black conservatives?

April 22, 2018 4:55 pm

Last week Dave Rubin (of The Rubin Report) sat down for a rare interview with Thomas Sowell.  For three quarters of…

Has Kim Jong-un finally grown up?

April 21, 2018 12:52 pm

Given the mutual bluster, threats and sabre-rattling we got used to from Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un, it may be…

James Comey really seems to believe that he embodies the law

April 21, 2018 10:37 am

In his book, the former FBI director shows a higher loyalty to himself

Can Rudy Giuliani handle the job every other high-powered lawyer turned down?

April 20, 2018 9:49 pm

The former mayor of New York has at last secured himself a position in Trump's White House—but the role is an unenviable one

Is Anthony Scaramucci the new Roger Stone?

April 20, 2018 9:04 pm

The ousted former Trump ally is following a starkly similar playbook to the master of the black arts

The war party is ready for its next campaign: Haley 2020

April 19, 2018 11:38 pm

Nikki Haley is at war with Donald Trump. She may be his ambassador to the United Nations, but she wants…

Donald Trump is desperate for a North Korea deal

April 18, 2018 5:19 pm

Uh-oh. President Trump is wading into diplomatic waters in North Korea that he may have trouble navigating. Yesterday, he proudly…

Barbara Bush was a feminist’s nightmare

April 18, 2018 10:07 am

Barbara Bush, who has died at the age of 92, was a feminist’s nightmare. She dropped out of Smith College,…

This is no time for Senate dallying over Mike Pompeo’s nomination

April 17, 2018 8:17 pm

Angus King said today that he hasn’t made up his mind about President Donald Trump’s new pick for secretary of…

Are we really in the ‘last phase of the Trump Presidency’?

April 16, 2018 4:39 pm

It’s shrinking. A new Washington Post-ABC News poll indicates that the Democrats’ edge over the Republicans in the forthcoming midterm election…

Mission accomplished? Easier said than done, Mr President

April 15, 2018 10:11 am

Donald Trump finally had something positive to say on Twitter. After nearly a week of dithering, the president made a…

James Comey comes back to haunt Trump

April 14, 2018 10:35 am

President Donald Trump must have a lot on his mind as an eventful week—even by the new standard he’s created…

Is Trump the Neville Chamberlain of our time?

April 13, 2018 8:39 pm

So Britain is responsible for staging the Syrian gas attack? According to Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Major General Igor Konashenkov:…

Does President Trump have the authority to strike Assad without Congress?

April 13, 2018 4:31 pm

When it comes to military action against the Assad regime, the United States again confronts one of the most fundamental…

Bombing Syria would be a grave mistake

April 13, 2018 3:53 pm

‘The whole of the Balkans,’ Otto von Bismarck said, ‘is not worth the bones of a single Pomeranian grenadier.’ He…

The mind of Donald Trump, as explained by Anthony Scaramucci

April 13, 2018 12:01 pm

When Anthony Scaramucci announced that he was writing a book about his time with Donald Trump, the joke was that…

The FBI raid on Michael Cohen was strange, but then Michael Cohen is strange

April 12, 2018 12:56 pm

Almost from the moment Donald Trump was inaugurated the 45th president of the United States, his supporters have complained about…

Paul Ryan is out, and a new congressional Republican Party is waiting to be born

April 12, 2018 12:21 pm

The outgoing speaker was never able to connect with voters

Zuckerberg’s Facebook hearing makes me fear for the future of democracy

April 11, 2018 4:20 pm

Mark Zuckerberg came to Washington this week. Just an ordinary, common-sense guy, with matching hoodies in his roll-on, and a…

Donald Trump’s love-in with Putin comes to an abrupt halt

April 11, 2018 2:45 pm

In his inimitable fashion, President Trump has put Russia on notice that the era of playing kissy-face with the Kremlin…