US Politics

Andrew Yang is the Democrat Ron Paul…except he might actually win

March 19, 2019 2:44 pm

Don't underestimate the digital power of the #YangGang

Who should we blame for the New Zealand atrocity?

March 18, 2019 6:04 pm

Apart from the Christchurch gunman himself, it isn’t clear that anyone else is responsible for the massacre

How Biden loses

March 18, 2019 9:14 am

He’s just a familiar face who entails the fewest risks

Trump picks a fight with the ghost of John McCain…and loses

March 17, 2019 7:28 pm

A Trump attack is a mere projection of his own neuroses and anxieties

Michael Avenatti: Why Beto can’t win

March 17, 2019 6:20 pm

To beat Trump, the Democrats need a candidate who is as tough as him

The dark extremism of the ‘extremely online’

March 15, 2019 5:01 pm

The New Zealand killer is a creature poisoned by the irony vortex of the internet

Brexit, Trump’s wall, and the cynical inertia of the political class

March 15, 2019 11:58 am

In our democracies, politicians won’t do what people want

Ben Sasse poses as a Trump critic. Rand Paul votes like one

March 15, 2019 10:52 am

Many ‘Never Trumpers’ consider Paul a Trump loyalist and Sasse a staunch foe

How to be a right-wing performance artist

March 15, 2019 9:58 am

Jacob Wohl, Laura Loomer and Ali Alexander are the true heirs to Andy Kauffman

Has Trumpism hit the wall?

March 14, 2019 5:54 pm

Trump remains the strongest force in the GOP. But what comes after him?

The right have redefined ‘emergency’ to pander to Trump

March 14, 2019 4:25 pm

Every Republican who voted with Trump placed their allegiance to a man over their allegiance to the country, and the constitution

The most shocking thing about Trump’s Brexit comments? He’s right

March 14, 2019 2:04 pm

The president has been more consistent on how to leave the EU than most British politicians

Why Beto is a Beta

March 14, 2019 12:08 pm

He might think himself the next Bill Clinton, but he’s probably the next John Edwards

The question isn’t if Joe Biden will screw up: it’s when

March 14, 2019 11:46 am

Can anyone win the 2020 Democratic primary without destroying their chances in the general election?

The Democrats and the Jewish question

March 14, 2019 12:21 am

Talk of ‘Jexodus’ may be premature, but allegations of Democratic anti-Semitism will not stop

The fall of Paul John Manafort Jr.

March 13, 2019 3:50 pm

Last week the former Trump campaign manager caught a break. Now his luck has run out

The Chinese must be furious. Imagine blowing $1.3m on Jeb!

March 13, 2019 10:56 am

If you’re paying to gain foreign influence, shouldn’t you buy off someone with...power?

Can you indict a sitting president?

March 12, 2019 10:25 am

The lawyers disagree

What about ‘the Benjamins’ coming from the Gulf states?

March 11, 2019 10:20 pm

If Ilhan Omar is so concerned about lobbying money, she should turn her sights on the UAE and Qatar

Vice vs vice: Cheney barbecues Pence in Georgia

March 11, 2019 9:13 pm

‘We’re getting into a situation when our friends and allies around the world that we depend upon are going to lack confidence in us’

Welcome to the Donkey Dow

March 11, 2019 5:58 pm

The winners and losers in the most crowded Democratic primary yet

Why was Rashida Tlaib following an anti-Semitic Instagram account?

March 10, 2019 1:19 pm

‘Free.Palestine.1948’ posts 9/11 conspiracy theories and memes comparing Netanyahu to Hitler

Mueller vs Barr, and the battle to indict Trump

March 9, 2019 6:58 pm

Cockburn hears that Mueller wants to indict the President but Barr doesn’t – while the two men agree that Trump’s children should be charged

To win, the Democrats need to be more like Trump

March 8, 2019 12:11 pm

Beyond hating the president, the party has little to offer. That needs to change if they want success in 2020