Liberalism

detroit

What will anyone learn from the Detroit debates?

July 19, 2019 3:42 pm

The Democratic circus is heading for the Midwest

dc statehood

The progressive crusade for DC statehood

July 19, 2019 12:43 pm

Local advocates are skeptical of Democrats running away with the issue

ilhan omar

Ilhan Omar is a troll

July 19, 2019 9:04 am

Can Democrats rise above partisanship to condemn Omar for her rhetoric and campaigns?

beto

The rise and fall of Beto O’Rourke

July 18, 2019 6:03 am

Smooth oratory on countertops will only get you so far

white supremacy

The white supremacy phantom

July 17, 2019 4:53 am

Does Donald Trump’s habit of tweaking the commentariat mean he must be impeached?

Rashida Tlaib anti-semitism

Is universalism the true cause of left-wing anti-Semitism?

July 16, 2019 6:04 am

Karl Marx was an anti-Semite and a Jew, and socialism inherits and adapts Jewish ideas of social justice and the day of judgment

squad

Donald Trump’s stupid smart attack on ‘the Squad’

July 15, 2019 9:19 am

All he needs to do is push the Democrats left of the American mainstream

mayor pete

Mayor Pete, alleged homosexual, shall not be mocked

July 14, 2019 10:04 am

The New Republic bends over and takes one for corporate neoliberalism

tom steyer

The shadow campaign of Tom Steyer

July 11, 2019 3:34 pm

How a billionaire turned his two-and-a-half year email gathering operation into an ego trip

tom steyer

Tom Steyer and the pedestrian mindset of billionaires

July 9, 2019 8:28 pm

Billionaires have, of course, run for president before, but the recent mania is a direct result of Trump’s win

treason

In defense of treason

July 9, 2019 10:02 am

If we really care for the fate of the people who compose our nations, our motto should be: America last, China last, Russia last

biden middle

Biden and Trump converge on the middle ground

July 5, 2019 1:34 pm

The president stuck to the script yesterday, while Biden struck out against AOC

eric swalwell

Swalwell’s folly

July 3, 2019 2:55 pm

Enjoy the Russia-crazy congressman’s doomed quest for the presidency while it lasts

democrat debate

Where is the Democrat who can take on Trump?

July 3, 2019 11:03 am

Liberals repelled by both a blatant idiot and a bankrupting socialist could simply stay home

donkey dow miami

Donkey Dow: handling the Miami heat

July 1, 2019 6:46 pm

Don’t believe the hype

gays

Gays will spend reparations on meth and concert tickets

June 29, 2019 4:24 pm

Elizabeth Warren’s reparations for the rich

marianne williamson

Marianne Williamson put a spell on me

June 28, 2019 6:19 pm

She’s part-Kate Bush, part-Witch King of Angmar, and all I’ve been thinking about since yesterday

kamala harris joe biden potshot

Harris’s premeditated potshot won’t come close to sinking Biden

June 28, 2019 1:09 pm

The media are bored by the prospect of a ‘sure thing’

harris

Biden has time to wriggle out of Harris’s Miami vise

June 28, 2019 12:42 pm

There’s no cogent reason to believe that he’s toast

catch-22

The Democrats’ Catch-22 in the primaries

June 28, 2019 6:56 am

In winning the primaries, they lose ordinary voters

fake

The Democrats are too fake for 2020 

June 28, 2019 4:09 am

The politics of recitation is enough for ordinary time. But America is in the midst of serious change

biden fizzles

Joe Biden starts strong but fizzles out in the Democratic debate

June 28, 2019 2:56 am

As the indisputable front-runner, Biden knew he was going to be the punching bag for everybody else

mayor pete cosplaying

How I accidentally became a Mayor Pete cosplayer

June 27, 2019 5:23 pm

Time to reassess my sartorial choices

cory booker miami

Cory Booker’s southern strategy

June 27, 2019 3:04 pm

The New Jersey senator is in the race because, as Wednesday showed, he can actually win

warm-up

Wednesday’s debate was a warm-up act

June 27, 2019 11:08 am

The debate offered was a sneak peek into the next Democratic president’s cabinet