Politics

minimum wage

The winners and losers of a minimum wage hike

July 27, 2019 3:25 pm

Opposing a federal hike isn’t just about political philosophy. It’s about practicality too

sealed

Donald Trump, signed, sealed, delivered

July 26, 2019 8:34 am

Is there more disaffection among conservative youth with Trump than anyone had surmised?

mueller testifies

Mueller testifies – Trump wins

July 24, 2019 5:07 pm

The special counsel’s performance evokes sympathy – but the president emerges stronger as a result

testimony robert mueller

The painful, pointless testimony of Robert S. Mueller III

July 24, 2019 4:14 pm

I almost felt sorry for the former special counsel

doubling down

‘Doubling down’ is Donald Trump’s greatest triumph

July 24, 2019 6:42 am

The president is becoming a symbol of good for everyone who does not think he is a symbol of evil

josh hawley

The talented Mr Hawley

July 20, 2019 12:42 pm

What to make of the freshman senator already dominating the Right?

mark levin

Mark Levin puts war first and America last

July 19, 2019 4:40 pm

His bleating about Rand Paul is pathetic

detroit

What will anyone learn from the Detroit debates?

July 19, 2019 3:42 pm

The Democratic circus is heading for the Midwest

dc statehood

The progressive crusade for DC statehood

July 19, 2019 12:43 pm

Local advocates are skeptical of Democrats running away with the issue

ilhan omar

Ilhan Omar is a troll

July 19, 2019 9:04 am

Can Democrats rise above partisanship to condemn Omar for her rhetoric and campaigns?

beto

The rise and fall of Beto O’Rourke

July 18, 2019 6:03 am

Smooth oratory on countertops will only get you so far

nationalist

The nationalist surprise

July 17, 2019 1:18 pm

The movement is beginning because conventional politics is at an end

white supremacy

The white supremacy phantom

July 17, 2019 4:53 am

Does Donald Trump’s habit of tweaking the commentariat mean he must be impeached?

tucker carlson peter thiel

The new nationalism is here

July 16, 2019 12:45 pm

And Peter Thiel and Tucker Carlson are its stars.

squad

Donald Trump’s stupid smart attack on ‘the Squad’

July 15, 2019 9:19 am

All he needs to do is push the Democrats left of the American mainstream

fred fleitz

Fred Fleitz is the most confrontational person I’ve met in journalism

July 12, 2019 3:55 pm

A reported candidate for director of national intelligence is already roiling Washington

acosta

Adios, Acosta! Labor secretary resigns

July 12, 2019 11:21 am

Trump goes from one Hispanic cabinet member to zero

tom steyer

The shadow campaign of Tom Steyer

July 11, 2019 3:34 pm

How a billionaire turned his two-and-a-half year email gathering operation into an ego trip

voter rolls

Who will clean up America’s voter rolls?

July 11, 2019 3:21 pm

There are several instances of counties having more registered voters than voting age residents

justin raimondo

Justin Raimondo was the gay, ferociously anti-war precursor to Donald Trump

July 11, 2019 11:45 am

The website editor died last month aged 67

ben garrison

Did Trump really invite Ben Garrison to the White House?

July 10, 2019 4:39 pm

Take the Trump-for-a-day test

tom steyer

Tom Steyer and the pedestrian mindset of billionaires

July 9, 2019 8:28 pm

Billionaires have, of course, run for president before, but the recent mania is a direct result of Trump’s win

ross perot

Ross Perot was the man on horseback

July 9, 2019 8:12 pm

He was Tea Party before it was cool to be Tea Party

ross perot

Ross Perot was the populist who betrayed populism

July 9, 2019 2:54 pm

By failing to team up with Pat Buchanan, he set back his cause by 20 years

mueller report

Why the Mueller report doth repeat so much

July 8, 2019 4:46 pm

Unpicking the ‘insinuendo’ of the 448-page document