Liberalism

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

‘Trump hasn’t turned out to be the disaster his enemies predicted’: Jordan Peterson at Cambridge

November 5, 2018 10:37 am

Backstage at the Union the individualist’s individualist is readying himself for a possible avalanche of groupthink snowflakery

The Democratic faithful are spooked

November 5, 2018 7:55 am

How will the blue-dyed media react if results do not go their way tomorrow night?

What makes a blue wave?

November 2, 2018 3:23 pm

Tuesday could restore the Democrats as a nationwide force, rather than merely a party of the coasts, urban enclaves and college towns

Don’t fall for Pelosi’s claims of civility: Democrats will be ruthless if they take power

November 2, 2018 2:08 pm

Pelosi and her lieutenants have a significant problem —  a growing segment of the Democratic Party doesn’t appear interested in legislating

Why are Democrats blue?

October 31, 2018 10:40 am

It is surely time to revise our prejudices concerning both red and blue

The Baby Trump blimp is a huge let-down

October 30, 2018 11:28 am

It’s just not big enough

Thank goodness Trump lacks empathy

October 30, 2018 10:41 am

If the President fails to blub uncontrollably in Pittsburgh today, his enemies will accuse him of callous disregard.

The audacity of Obama’s lying

October 30, 2018 10:27 am

Brazenness is key. If you’re going to lie, don’t be shy

Why did nobody mention that Beto O’Rourke’s wife is a billionaire heiress?

October 29, 2018 5:05 pm

Bloomberg once estimated the wealth of Beto’s father-in-law at $20 billion. But obviously that’s not worth mentioning when you profile him

Can America learn to shut its mouth?

October 26, 2018 12:51 pm

Fluff, flies, dust and all sorts of airborne chokeables come whizzing into the larynx when the mouth is left even slightly ajar

Bombgate and the new species of political theatre

October 26, 2018 12:16 pm

The media think the bombs will embarrass Trump and coax voters away from the GOP in the midterms, I’ll bet you a Nate Silver dollar it doesn't.

How Trump turned the Democrats into the nasty party

October 25, 2018 10:21 am

The US President has proved he is a rabble rouser. But the rabble he rouses most is the one that opposes him

Bombs in Democratic mailboxes show how ugly American politics has become

October 24, 2018 11:00 am

Politics in America has been toxic for a long time now

The Democrats need a political entrepreneur

October 24, 2018 8:39 am

Reagan, Gingrich and Trump all transformed their parties. The Democrats don’t have anyone that can do that

The invisible 2020 Democratic primary is already underway

October 22, 2018 10:02 am

Donors are being courted and small-dollar donor lists are being compiled and expanded

How the mob was made

October 21, 2018 11:07 am

What should we make of the erupting pustules of look-at-me violence and carefully staged disruption that are disfiguring our public life?

Beto O’Rourke may be the opposite of Trump – but is that what Texas wants?

October 17, 2018 4:01 pm

The boyish challenger is increasingly popular...among wealthy liberals in $2 million homes

Teepee or not teepee? That is the question

October 16, 2018 1:55 pm

It’s worrying that Elizabeth Warren finds herself compelled to publish evidence of atomic drops of Cherokee descent to declare herself a ‘minority’

Will Elizabeth Warren’s DNA results help her claim Trump’s scalp?

October 15, 2018 10:48 am

The Massachusetts senator has had her Native American heritage confirmed

The party of Pelosi can win in November — but not in 2020

October 15, 2018 10:26 am

Midterms simply are not a reliable verdict on a president’s job performance or re-electability

For Max Boot, the road from Baghdad leads to the road to Damascus

October 12, 2018 11:43 am

Boot socks the Republicans and dips a toe among the Democrats, but can he find a footing?

It’s that time again! Bloomberg considers White House run

October 12, 2018 5:22 am

The billionaire nanny is toying with his favourite idea once more

If America needs a manager, Michael Bloomberg bids to be the man

October 11, 2018 11:24 pm

The 76-year-old is once again Hamlet-like in his pondering of a run for the presidency