US Politics

iran bark bite

America is all bark and no bite on Iran

May 22, 2019 1:13 pm

Today’s ‘coalition of the willing’ might look even less impressive

maria butina

Maria Butina: jailed for the crime of being Russian

May 22, 2019 9:32 am

She’s a political prisoner, caught up in the mess of the Mueller probe

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Donald Trump’s one-front trade war

May 22, 2019 3:15 am

Like the military, Trump can only take on one major tariff target at a time

congress

Is Trump thinking too small in merely defying Congress?

May 21, 2019 5:20 pm

About a week ago Trump indicated that he was ‘never a big fan’ of Don McGahn, but perhaps he’s softening his verdict

ben shapiro porn

How porn DESTROYED American politics

May 21, 2019 1:16 pm

A quick burst of masculine aggression, the motor of the porn business, has reshaped the format and duration of political debate

environment

Why don’t Republicans care about the environment?

May 21, 2019 7:14 am

Conservation is a conservative value

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The inevitability of Joe Biden

May 21, 2019 4:42 am

Joementum seems unstoppable

justin amash

Justin Amash’s last stand

May 20, 2019 10:42 am

Where will the rebellious representative be come 2020?

bill de blasio

Why Bill de Blasio is running for president

May 17, 2019 2:32 pm

Sometimes it's not about winning. With Blaz, it rarely is

alabama abortion

The whataboutery of the Alabama abortion ban

May 17, 2019 12:19 pm

At the grassroots, pro-lifers are remarkably generous in caring for those at the margins of society

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Trump has made America less racist

May 16, 2019 1:08 pm

Anti-black and anti-Hispanic prejudice has declined since 2016, new study shows

conrad black

Donald Trump is right to pardon Conrad Black

May 16, 2019 12:23 pm

He is a modern-day Dr Johnson in the vigor of his judgments and the dignity of his prose

Rashida Tlaib

Rashida Tlaib’s comments about Palestine are blatantly misleading

May 16, 2019 7:57 am

Her toxic denial of Jewish national identity is the reason Palestine is not free

abortion

Alabama’s abortion law is a progressive leap forward

May 16, 2019 7:12 am

Ignore the Handmaid’s Tale memes. The new legislation pushes back against sexism and racism

alexander nix cambridge analytica

What’s the truth about Cambridge Analytica?

May 16, 2019 6:06 am

Alexander Nix, the former CEO, talks Trump, Brexit, and psychographics

conrad black

The ballad of Conrad Black

May 16, 2019 6:00 am

The media proprietor was always fond of the sound of his own voice, and with good reason: he often had interesting things to say

brett kavanaugh

Brett Kavanaugh: the MAGA Justice?

May 15, 2019 7:05 pm

The populist right praises his stand against Big Tech

andrew yang gang

My evening with the Yang Gang

May 15, 2019 4:19 pm

2,500 people saw the long shot Democratic candidate speaking in New York, despite the weather

iran hawks

Trump likes to keep his enemies close and his hawks closer

May 15, 2019 12:09 pm

Regime change is on the agenda for Iran in a way that it is not in North Korea

war with iran

If Trump goes to war with Iran, he will lose in 2020

May 15, 2019 6:41 am

He would become yet another politician who believes American greatness lies in policing the world

rashida tlaib

Rashida Tlaib wasn’t being anti-Semitic, but…

May 14, 2019 6:07 pm

...she wasn’t telling the truth either

donald trump trade war

How I learned to stop worrying and love Trump’s trade war

May 14, 2019 12:05 pm

China’s importance to domestic US industry has been exaggerated

William Barr

The doggedness of William Barr

May 13, 2019 3:06 am

The Democrats won’t give up on impeachment without a fight. Trump and his AG will give them just that

donald trump satan

Trump is Satan

May 10, 2019 5:24 pm

Paradise Lost in Washington, DC

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Why did Democrats invite a hate preacher into Congress?

May 10, 2019 3:47 pm

Imagine the outcry if it had been the Republicans