US Politics

cannabis marijuana

Big dope: how marijuana benefited from one of the slickest PR campaigns in history

November 14, 2019 4:06 pm

The effects on many of its users are permanent. They may give it up, but the damage has been done

nikki haley

The Nikki Haley balancing act

November 14, 2019 11:47 am

The swamp may yet get to Haley but, so far, she’s positioned herself perfectly as the candidate to beat for the Republican nomination in 2024

centrist dad

Sordid confessions of a Centrist Dad

November 14, 2019 9:38 am

I have taken to seeking out short films of taboo figures like Tony Blair and Barack Obama, being maturely analytical and thrillingly reasonable

impeachment hearings

The Democrats’ bad start to the impeachment hearings

November 14, 2019 3:24 am

To remove a president, they need evidence of serious malfeasance. Hearsay testimony about diplomatic process is not enough

turkish erdogan

Turkish delight at the White House

November 13, 2019 7:08 pm

Trump recognizes that Turkey’s prosperity and stability are an American interest

quid

A tale of two quids

November 13, 2019 5:21 pm

The Democrats have decided to weaponize impeachment

reality tv

Resistance reality TV has jumped the shark

November 13, 2019 5:07 pm

Maybe the public have been told too many times that their president is about to be exposed as a villain

george kent

George Kent’s impeachment dress code

November 13, 2019 1:25 pm

Impeachment has enough flannel already

overton window charlie kirk

The Overton Window inches right

November 13, 2019 12:46 pm

Conservatives have spent too long trying to convince the left what they’re against, rather than declaring what they’re for

gorka balance of nature

Dr Sebastian Gorka — father of soy boys

November 12, 2019 6:30 pm

Is there nothing the good doctor can’t sell?

capitalism

Trump’s economic nationalism is an effort to save capitalism

November 12, 2019 12:32 pm

America needs to harness capitalism as successfully as China has

hillary clinton

What Hillary Clinton doesn’t understand about Brexit

November 12, 2019 12:08 pm

Brits don’t take kindly to being lectured by PC Americans

coffee staffer

Confessions of a White House staffer: forgotten coffees and flustered phone calls

November 12, 2019 11:53 am

Things are not at all well in Conwayland

hillary clinton

Hillary Clinton is right to question transgender orthodoxy

November 12, 2019 10:56 am

The 2016 presidential candidate quite carefully and deliberately said that women have ‘legitimate’ concerns about transgender issues

germany berlin

Berlin on the brink

November 11, 2019 11:57 am

Germany’s economic ills could have far-reaching effects

ben shapiro

Ben Shapiro and the extreme nonsense of the horseshoe theory

November 10, 2019 4:53 pm

It brings no fortune and a great deal of confusion

howie hawkins green

Is the Green party ‘rigging’ its presidential primary?

November 8, 2019 9:49 am

Some candidates allege the party apparatus is forcing them out of the race

donald trump twitter

Misreading the Twitter presidency

November 7, 2019 8:25 pm

The New York Times analysis of @realdonaldtrump is the journalistic equivalent of the dozens of people every year who claim to see Jesus’s face in their food

michael bloomberg
kentucky

How to lose a re-election in Kentucky

November 7, 2019 1:09 am

Even a last-gasp visit from Trump couldnt save Matt Bevin

opponents

The mesmerizing mediocrity of Trump’s opponents

November 6, 2019 11:13 pm

The Democrats have an embarrassing inability to produce a candidate who can beat him at the ballot

charlie kirk groypers

How the groypers gave the ‘debate guys’ a rough time

November 5, 2019 7:26 pm

Charlie Kirk and his colleagues are painfully easy to outflank on even the most basic conservative positions

gordon sondland

Flash Gordon Sondland lights up the impeachment inquiry with updated testimony

November 5, 2019 6:07 pm

The US ambassador to EU puts a kibosh on the notion Trump wasn’t avidly seeking a quid pro quo

debate

Who’s listening? Civilized debate is dead

November 4, 2019 12:59 pm

Our society has become perfectly content with a set of unchallenged lies

trans

Trans rights, voter wrongs

November 4, 2019 12:08 pm

Insisting that men can be women is a sure way to lose an election