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President Trump joins the War on Christmas

Thursday  23:55,   13 december 2018

Cancels media... >>>

The terrible inevitability of a Chief of Staff Newt Gingrich

Thursday  18:05,   13 december 2018

President Trump has a way of making the most far-fetched analysis and speculation about his administration seem plausible. So while I think my colleague Damon Linker was joking when he tweeted that Newt Gingrich should be Trump's new chief of staff, >>>

The fury of the establishment

Thursday  18:05,   13 december 2018

Hell may have no fury like a woman scorned, but scorning the Washington Establishment produces even greater anger. The Establishment's full fury has been unleashed against Donald Trump and is not about to subside until its goal is reached: the... >>>

Trump Won’t Win a Shutdown Over the Border Wall. The Polls Are a Warning.

Thursday  17:55,   13 december 2018

The president thinks Democrats will lose because they lost the shutdown fight over DACA. He’s... >>>

Hold Saudis accountable, but don't ignore Iran in Yemen

Thursday  17:40,   13 december 2018

The United States is right to hold Saudi Arabia accountable for Khashoggi’s barbaric murder but we must also squarely face Iran’s central role in perpetuating Yemen’s conflict. Failure to do so risks yielding more war, oppression and misery in the... >>>

Michael Cohen's last con

Thursday  01:05,   13 december 2018

On Wednesday afternoon, a federal judge in New York sentenced Michael Cohen to a mere three years in... >>>

The art of the apology: Lessons from anti-LGBTQ tweeters Kevin Hart and Kyler Murray

Wednesday  19:45,   12 december 2018

Is there a statute of limitations on our old, nasty selves? And why is apologizing so hard? LGBT missteps by Murray and Hart are a teachable... >>>

Conservatives should be wary of 'Medicare for all' distraction

Wednesday  19:30,   12 december 2018

There is a risk that those on the Right will get distracted by attacking the easy target of “Medicare for all,” which despite its fans is still likely a political fantasy in the near-term, and thus allow more practical Democrats to push through... >>>

House Democrats poised to set a dangerous precedent with president’s tax returns

Wednesday  19:06,   12 december 2018

At the end of the day, this isn’t about the involuntary release of the president’s tax returns. It’s about protecting every American from political intimidation. If House Democrats release Trump’s tax returns, yours may be next. Estes represents... >>>

Opinions | For Trump, it’s all downhill from here

Wednesday  18:55,   12 december 2018

The president's approval ratings won't get any... >>>

The Democrats’ Best Response to Republican Power Grabs

Tuesday  23:55,   11 december 2018

The best option goes beyond retaliation or... >>>

John Kelly Was Always Just Donald Trump With Better Manners

Tuesday  18:35,   11 december 2018

He was never really the adult in the... >>>

Republicans Must Reject ‘Russia Hoax’ Conspiracies and Examine the Evidence

Tuesday  05:20,   11 december 2018

Let’s find the truth and confront it fearlessly. No other approach will provide the justice and transparency America... >>>

Democrats shouldn't try to impeach Trump — yet

Monday  18:20,   10 december 2018

Donald Trump is a bad man and a bad president, a "leader" whose main redeeming quality appears to be that he's too lazy and undisciplined to effectively implement all of his cruel and anti-democratic ideas. The sooner he leaves office, the better... >>>

Manafort, Cohen and Flynn -- The Ghosts of Trump’s Christmases Past

Monday  18:06,   10 december 2018

In the Charles Dickens’ classic “A Christmas Carol” three ghosts visit Ebenezer Scrooge as a reminder of the life he has led. This December Paul Manafort, Michael Cohen, and Michael Flynn are a haunting reminder of the life Donald Trump has led.... >>>