Politics

belief polarization

The loyal opposition

October 20, 2020 9:00 am

Belief polarization has taught us to see the other side not merely as wrong-headed, but as profoundly ‘other’

hunter

The Hunter Biden story isn’t going away

October 20, 2020 8:29 am

Stories don’t just disappear because one side can’t stomach them

fracking

Why fracking matters

October 19, 2020 3:42 pm

Why the shale gas industry matters in the heartland

russiagate

Will we ever know the truth about Russiagate?

October 19, 2020 11:16 am

Every revelation, though it sheds some local light, actually makes the whole picture murkier

mirror

The Trumpian mirror

October 18, 2020 4:43 pm

Is the outsized reaction to Trump’s outsized ego really about Trump?

paranoid

The paranoid style in left-wing politics

October 18, 2020 3:33 pm

The reality is that conspiracy theories are now more ubiquitous on the left than they are on the right

don jr

Don Jr, the Secret Service and me

October 18, 2020 3:18 pm

I was detained at JFK for texting a puerile joke to the President’s son

ohio

Confessions of the Secret Suburban Trump moms: Ohio

October 17, 2020 11:43 am

‘Living where I live, I’ve learned to keep my views to myself and focus on my kids’

amy coney barrett generation X

Justice for Generation X

October 16, 2020 3:17 pm

The greatest surprise from this week’s hearing: Judge Barrett is normal

language police

The rise of the left-wing language police

October 16, 2020 2:16 pm

Is the term ‘sexual preference’ offensive? It depends who’s saying it...

hunter biden

Behind the social-media blackout of Biden family corruption

October 16, 2020 12:25 am

If a bombshell goes off in the forest and no one is allowed to talk about it, does it make a sound?

boomers seniors

Battle for the boomers

October 15, 2020 2:18 pm

Can Biden surf the gray wave to the White House?

germaphobe

Why isn’t the germaphobe president afraid of coronavirus?

October 15, 2020 8:54 am

Perhaps Trump is such a narcissist that his concern about germs is only ever about him

republican

I’m a lifelong Republican — but I have to vote for Biden

October 15, 2020 8:49 am

The social fabric of America is coming undone

biden geriatric

If Biden wins, who will govern?

October 15, 2020 5:56 am

It’s likely that Biden will end up delegating his more arduous tasks to Kamala Harris

Hunter and Joe Biden ukraine

Hunter Biden and the Big Tech information coup

October 14, 2020 5:00 pm

The internet was supposed to democratize information, but we now see that it has privatized it

qanon

Liberals don’t need their own QAnon

October 14, 2020 4:27 pm

Resistance Twitter and the misinformation of the left

hunter biden

Oh, there’s Hunter…

October 14, 2020 11:38 am

The thing speaks for itself. Indeed, it is eloquent

amy coney barrett

The Barrett hearings show the Democrats have wised up since Kavanaugh

October 14, 2020 9:04 am

Gone is any focus on Barrett’s personal life. Discussion of her fervent religious beliefs are verboten

debate

‘No fair basis’ for canceling presidential debate, says Scott Atlas

October 13, 2020 6:35 pm

‘At this point, we have to call a lie a lie’

king

Donald Trump is a medieval king

October 13, 2020 6:24 pm

He understands extravagant display and is unbothered by practical politics

scott atlas

Scott Atlas blasts critics of Trump’s comeback rally

October 13, 2020 12:28 pm

‘I don’t even know what the controversy is about’

barrett faustian

The GOP’s Faustian bargain with Trump pays off

October 13, 2020 11:57 am

Three Supreme Court justices for one Trump term is a good trade

economy

Do you want a Trump or Biden economy?

October 12, 2020 2:06 pm

The answer should be obvious

kshama sawant

Bad Kshama: meet Seattle’s worst socialist

October 11, 2020 12:16 pm

Kshama Sawant’s attitude to Amazon has come to reach the level of a personal hatred rarely seen outside marriage