Politics

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

Pompeo: Hong Kong autonomy statement made with ‘great sadness’

May 27, 2020 7:01 pm

Pompeo said that his statement ‘reflects the facts’ of the situation

kayleigh mcenany

In praise of Kayleigh McEnany

May 27, 2020 1:11 pm

She’s a patient but no-nonsense camp counselor in charge of the problem kids

qualcomm

Why is Trump protecting a microchip company with close ties to China?

May 27, 2020 10:31 am

Qualcomm’s leaders have pitched the company as a ‘stabilizing force’ between the US and its most powerful foreign adversary

marshall plan

We need a Pompeo Plan to tame the dragon

May 27, 2020 9:13 am

The demagogues’ answer is to repatriate American production overnight. But this is impossible

VP

Joe Biden’s campaign has set feminism back decades

May 26, 2020 11:11 am

What won’t female politicians do for a sniff of power?

schools

Reopen schools now

May 26, 2020 8:04 am

Protect at-risk teachers — but let children learn

civilization costs debate

The big debate: is lockdown wrong?

May 26, 2020 4:52 am

Matt Labash and Toby Young debate the biggest question of the moment

Joel Payne on CBS News

Joe Biden’s ‘you ain’t black’ hole just gets deeper

May 25, 2020 1:05 pm

Democratic strategist admits to another blunder

re-lockdown

A short guide to justifying re-lockdown

May 25, 2020 7:37 am

Or why the media is so desperate to turn good COVID-19 news into bad

prison

Locked up in lockdown

May 24, 2020 12:38 pm

Spending the pandemic in prison

donald trump conservative

Trump’s America needs the conservative tradition

May 24, 2020 11:37 am

Conservatism is more akin to an ethos or a disposition than to a fixed ideology

barack obama

Obama should apologize to Trump

May 23, 2020 12:13 pm

Most of what has transpired over the last three years could have been avoided

joe biden mental frailty

Biden’s mental frailty makes him a Teflon candidate

May 22, 2020 12:52 pm

His stammer and his memory lapses mean people overlook his wrongdoings.

biden trump craziest 2020

Six months out — who will win the Electoral College?

May 22, 2020 6:30 am

The only safe bet is that America will remain very divided

market shares

Why are US shares performing so well when the economy isn’t?

May 21, 2020 5:46 pm

A look at the tech-heavy Nasdaq gives the first clue

proxy voting

Clear and absent danger: why proxy voting violates the American system

May 21, 2020 10:00 am

Even in the face of a pandemic, Congress has a responsibility to show up

political police

Obama’s political police

May 21, 2020 9:56 am

Liars, leakers and lawyers

left

Is Trump more left-wing than Biden?

May 21, 2020 12:01 am

The President has a surprising capacity for progressive-sounding political analysis

hydroxychloroquine

Trump’s hydroxychloroquine kick is a billionaire quirk

May 20, 2020 5:47 pm

If you don’t understand, it’s because you’re not rich enough

boycotting

Boycotting China is not that easy

May 19, 2020 8:36 pm

More Americans are wondering what our future economic relationship with China should be

swedish model

Trump picks a Swedish model

May 19, 2020 3:12 pm

As with reindeer, immunity is in the herd

bill barr

How are the public meant to trust the rule of law?

May 19, 2020 2:36 pm

A ‘single and proper standard of justice’ has not been scrupulously, or even half-heartedly, applied to the Trump-Russia story

stacey abrams

The Stacey Abrams presidency

May 19, 2020 12:26 pm

In her latest fiction, Selena Montgomery is a viable VP pick

catholic vote

Trump needs the Catholic vote

May 19, 2020 9:05 am

Team Trump is well aware of the Catholic problem that Biden poses

steve bannon

Is it time to bring back Steve Bannon?

May 18, 2020 6:19 pm

Trump does love a comeback