Liberalism

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

Christine Blasey Ford is a poor role model for young women

October 11, 2018 6:04 am

The deferent and visibly fragile academic with a high, mousy voice makes a lousy feminist role model

Women don’t need big government’s help to climb the corporate ladder

October 10, 2018 11:17 am

Jerry Brown may think he’s giving women a helping hand. But women are not children

Will #MeToo come for Michael Bloomberg?

October 10, 2018 8:09 am

The New York billionaire has a history of making colourful remarks about women

The staggering hypocrisy of Hillary Clinton

October 9, 2018 12:30 pm

Even by her standards, Clintons temerity in lecturing the Brits about shielding authoritarian governments is galling

Trump’s luck and the Democratic death wish

October 9, 2018 7:28 am

The President’s fumbling opponents keep snatching defeat from the jaws of victory

The yin of Andrew Yang

October 9, 2018 6:18 am

The unlikely 2020 challenger is a proponent of universal basic income — and all the problems that come with it

Taylor Swift for President? The singer could be the Democrat to take on Trump

October 8, 2018 8:33 am

America’s prom queen endorsed two Tennessee Democrats this weekend

White liberalism is dying

October 8, 2018 7:55 am

It’s too liberal for a majority of whites, yet too distant from the concerns of most non-whites

Kavanaugh confirmed, despite the Democratic ‘search and destroy mission’

October 6, 2018 5:15 pm

The President’s support is why Kavanaugh prevailed where Robert Bork stumbled

The truth is we prefer to lie

October 4, 2018 9:07 am

We will never know the truth of the Kavanaugh case unless one of the two principal actors ’fesses up — and even then I wouldn’t be too sure

Why there’s no feminist solidarity for Kellyanne Conway

October 2, 2018 1:31 pm

If you don’t conform to the programme, you’re Not One of Us