Liberalism

elissa slotkin michigan

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

jon tester montana

Will Jon Tester win in Montana?

November 6, 2018 12:14 pm

A close race in the last best place

shy democrat

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

jordan peterson

‘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

democratic faithful spooked

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?

andrew gillum blue wave

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

nancy pelosi civility

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

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Why are Democrats blue?

October 31, 2018 10:40 am

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

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The Baby Trump blimp is a huge let-down

October 30, 2018 11:28 am

It’s just not big enough

trump lacks empathy

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.

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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

beto O’Rourke’s wife

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

jane fonda mouth

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

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.

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democrats nasty party

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

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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

political entrepreneur donald trump newt gingrich

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

2020 democratic primary joe biden

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

antifa washington mob

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

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

elizabeth warren campaign cherokee

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’

elizabeth warren

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

nancy pelosi

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

max boot

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?