US Politics

xi jinping donald trump

How China views the Xi-Trump summit today

December 1, 2018 9:30 am

They are reduced to putting their hopes on the president’s desire to come out with a deal

saudi arabia

Has Saudi Arabia just pivoted towards Russia?

December 1, 2018 9:25 am

Macron, MBS, Putin, and the future world order

George H.W. Bush

George H.W. Bush, the last great liberal Republican

December 1, 2018 9:18 am

Like his son, Bush Sr’s stock rose considerably once he left office

george bush sr

Mourn Bush Sr, but don’t celebrate him for what he did to America and the world

December 1, 2018 4:18 am

If you don’t like Donald Trump, or Bush II, or for that matter Bill Clinton, you should wish that George H.W. Bush never got into politics

james comey books

What sells more books: Trump love or Trump hate?

November 30, 2018 3:43 pm

The answer probably won’t surprise you

bernie sanders

Why is no one treating Bernie Sanders like the Democratic front-runner?

November 30, 2018 10:09 am

From a purely electoral standpoint, Sanders stands the best chance against Trump

michael cohen’s

What does Michael Cohen’s guilty plea mean for the Mueller investigation?

November 29, 2018 12:25 pm

Trump Tower Moscow wasn’t off the cards during the campaign

donald trump mueller

The more Trump bellows about Mueller, the guiltier he looks

November 28, 2018 12:32 pm

No one has done more to imperil his presidency than Trump himself

cultural conservatism

Is cultural conservatism doomed by demographics?

November 27, 2018 10:38 am

Liberals dominate education, entertainment, tech and the media

immigration border

If you don’t believe in borders, should you be deciding US immigration policy?

November 27, 2018 9:32 am

Despite what Beto thinks, the United States doesn’t have an obligation to every distressed mother with a four-month-old

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Why Donald Trump thinks the Brexit deal is no good for US-UK trade

November 26, 2018 5:08 pm

Trump has always been pro-Brexit. But Theresa May has never been pro-Trump enough to work with him

michelle obama becoming

How Michelle Obama became a diva

November 24, 2018 3:01 pm

And the media carried on pretending she was flawless

jerome corsi

Meet Jerome Corsi, the conspiracy theorist turned conspirator

November 24, 2018 12:57 pm

Robert Mueller is zeroing in on the ties between Corsi, Roger Stone, WikiLeaks, and Mother Russia

fake news

Trump may have a point about fake news

November 24, 2018 10:42 am

While our broadcast media in Britain are supposedly regulated for political bias in content, they are not regulated in the relative emphasis devoted to different topics

tulsi gabbard

What is the left’s problem with Tulsi Gabbard?

November 24, 2018 10:23 am

The Hawaiian congresswoman has few friends on her side of the aisle

orthodoxies donald trump

Trump lays bare America’s smelly little orthodoxies

November 24, 2018 4:09 am

Through his preposterousness, the President exposes the smugness, cant, and corruption of our politics

after thanksgiving

’Twas the night after Thanksgiving

November 22, 2018 3:14 pm

What will the White House’s Thanksgiving look like in 10 years’ time?

jfk assassination

How the myth of JFK tortured the Democratic Party for 55 years

November 22, 2018 12:01 pm

Decades after Dallas, the Dems keep drinking from the poisoned Kennedy chalice

beto

Beto O’Rourke is all hat and no cattle

November 22, 2018 7:12 am

So why has the Democratic machine fallen so madly for him?

thanksgiving

Stop pretending you don’t love Thanksgiving

November 21, 2018 11:22 am

You get to tell your whole family that they’re fascists

female genital mutilation

Does America oppose female genital mutilation – or not?

November 21, 2018 7:41 am

A Detroit judge suggests such barbarism can be accepted

henry kissinger

Kissinger and I were once at odds, but let him speak

November 21, 2018 7:36 am

Enemies of civilization must be fought and defeated, and that always involves agonizing choices, as the former Secretary of State understands

donald trump mohammad bin salman saudi arabia

Why Trump is right to stand by Saudi Arabia

November 20, 2018 3:19 pm

The media’s hypocrisy over Jamal Khashoggi stinks. The president is wise to ignore it

gavin mcinnes proud boys

No, the Proud Boys aren’t an extremist group

November 20, 2018 10:26 am

They’re just mindless thugs barging into the culture war

robert mueller investigation

Mueller is coming – and Trump can do nothing to stop him

November 20, 2018 10:01 am

What exactly Trump seeks to hide, and how Russian it is, has fallen to Bob Mueller and his cadre of seasoned investigators to unravel