Liberalism

In 2018 America, everybody you don’t like is ‘extremist’

December 6, 2018 10:30 am

The fantasy that America is full of fanaticism is very dangerous

George H.W. Bush, the last great liberal Republican

December 1, 2018 9:18 am

Like his son, Bush Sr’s stock rose considerably once he left office

Why is no one treating Bernie Sanders like the Democratic front-runner?

November 30, 2018 10:09 am

From a purely electoral standpoint, Sanders stands the best chance against Trump

Is cultural conservatism doomed by demographics?

November 27, 2018 10:38 am

Liberals dominate education, entertainment, tech and the media

What is the left’s problem with Tulsi Gabbard?

November 24, 2018 10:23 am

The Hawaiian congresswoman has few friends on her side of the aisle

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?

Stop pretending you don’t love Thanksgiving

November 21, 2018 11:22 am

You get to tell your whole family that they’re fascists

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?

In Democratic circles, anti-Semitism is becoming normal

November 14, 2018 12:24 pm

I am of two minds about where our country’s new flirtation with socialism is heading

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

The demented, disgusting lust for Beto O’Rourke on social media

November 13, 2018 3:27 pm

Stop objectifying the poor man

Donald Trump, Democratic president?

November 12, 2018 12:30 pm

Trump should go back to his roots with Chuck and Nancy

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

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

It costs nothing to be polite

November 7, 2018 6:43 pm

What inspired the African American anti-Semite of Brooklyn Heights?

Why Trump wasn’t shellacked

November 7, 2018 11:57 am

It’s the culture wars, stupid

Stalingrad approaches: Democratic House, Republican Senate

November 7, 2018 12:17 am

Compared to 1994, 2006, and 2010, this would appear a tamer reaction to an embattled president

Political tides have made the ‘blue wave’ impossible

November 6, 2018 10:16 pm

The presidential election of 2016 should have taught pundits and politicos not to trust the polls. But the nation’s most highly educated seem to be the slowest to learn

In Michigan, Elissa Slotkin aims squarely for the middle

November 6, 2018 1:02 pm

She is testing the theory of appealing to the mythical moderate suburban Republican

Will Jon Tester win in Montana?

November 6, 2018 12:14 pm

A close race in the last best place

Is today the dawn of the shy Democrat?

November 6, 2018 12:18 am

Donald Trump, a political arsonist, might initially be amused by the carnage he has wrought