Politics

big tech

Four main takeaways from the House’s Big Tech antitrust sideshow

July 30, 2020 5:55 pm

No one in Congress over the age of 50 should be sitting on a committee overseeing ‘Big Tech’

riots

Riots for thee, but not for me

July 30, 2020 4:21 pm

Not In My Back Yard

masochist

Has Trump turned you into a masochist?

July 30, 2020 3:21 pm

Today’s progressive kink is pain inflicted by the President

delay

Trump’s election delay tweet smacks of desperation

July 30, 2020 11:39 am

The strongman looks weak

troops

Trump’s troop move is a 21st-century strategy

July 30, 2020 11:27 am

The US should accept victory in Germany just as it should accept defeat in Afghanistan

delay

No, Trump can’t delay the election

July 30, 2020 10:10 am

The President cannot decree himself a longer term, on Twitter or anywhere else

ted wheeler

Tear gas Ted: the mayor manning Portland’s barricades

July 29, 2020 11:51 pm

Beyond the protests, he’s a case study in privilege

biden

The real Joe Biden: what would his presidency look like?

July 29, 2020 11:23 pm

Whatever he says or does, his lead in the polls keeps growing

kamala harris

Kamala Harris is an awful VP pick DRAFT DON’T PUBLISH

July 29, 2020 2:55 pm

Biden remembers who Kamala Harris is, right?

bill barr

The bewildering bombardment of Bill Barr

July 29, 2020 11:12 am

His would-be inquisitors in the Democratic party have succumbed to a virus far more toxic than the Wuhan flu

joe biden

Biden is not the president America needs

July 29, 2020 9:43 am

First, he is old. Second, he is old-school

san francisco

San Francisco in decay

July 29, 2020 8:39 am

Somewhere on the rebound from the tough-on-crime 1990s, criminal law lost its teeth

francis fukuyama

Francis Fukuyama does not read your tweets

July 28, 2020 3:41 pm

‘I think it makes us lazy thinking about removing a statue, rather than creating a social policy that will materially improve conditions for marginalized groups’

elites revolution

The mock revolution of the elites

July 28, 2020 8:39 am

Progressive liberals get a psychic reward from incanting the right words

second

Get ready for Trump’s second term

July 28, 2020 8:18 am

Much depends on whose hands control each House of Congress

largely peaceful

The lunacy of the ‘largely peaceful protest’

July 27, 2020 5:29 pm

The media says one thing while also saying the opposite

homeschooling

The rise of homeschooling

July 27, 2020 2:57 pm

Homeschools may no longer be old school thanks to COVID-19

trumpism

Why Trumpism won’t outlive Trump

July 27, 2020 9:52 am

Unlike Reaganism, the nationalist agenda is backed by a diminishing electoral base

religion

The woke war on religion

July 27, 2020 8:30 am

A disturbing trend of attacking religious sites reveals a new intolerance

suburban

Trump’s suburban nightmare

July 27, 2020 5:26 am

If there are any swing voters left in America nowadays, many of them are found in the suburbs

oligarchy

Same old same old

July 26, 2020 10:50 am

Politics is less bedeviled by the age of the parties’ leaders than by the staleness of the parties’ programs

obama

Obama’s disappearing legacy

July 24, 2020 11:56 am

What exactly did he achieve?

trump demise

Predictions of Trump’s demise may yet again be premature

July 24, 2020 11:13 am

It’s actually surprising Trump isn’t farther behind Biden in the polls

kanye
economist

The Economist should be more like Walt Whitman

July 23, 2020 12:51 pm

The paper’s election modeling betrays an undercurrent of anxiety