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steve bannon

It is a testament to America’s near limitless tolerance for failure that Steve Bannon manages to secure a platform in the political press seemingly whenever...
Media

Donald Trump’s demagogic rhetoric on the media is dangerous and un-American. When he describes reporters and editors as “enemies of the people,” or when he...
America Is Great

Andrew Cuomo, the governor of New York, told a stunned crowd on Wednesday that the United States of America “was never that great.” He followed...
donald trump

What do Republicans believe? Whatever Donald Trump tells them they should believe, it seems. In survey after survey, self-described Republicans—admittedly a severely truncated demographic in the...
socialism

For some on the right who sold books, sat behind microphones, or crafted the themes that GOP candidates deployed on the campaign trail, one word...

We decided to do our version of The Handmaid's Tale and try to imagine the world in 2019 from two perspectives: One in which Democrats fail to...
full face veil

Does liberal opinion permit Europeans to discuss the burka openly, honestly, and fearlessly? The answer is almost certainly “no,” judging by the furious reaction that greeted...
Barack Obama

As the saying goes, you can never put the toothpaste back in the tube. Donald Trump is setting a number of precedents, many of which...
identity politics.

If you’re a Republican, the polls must be making you nervous. And I’m not talking about the generic congressional ballot or the president’s job approval...

If the “blue wave” that Democrats see building ahead of November does not arrive with the ferocity they envision, the political left can still take...
#NeverTrump

Politico contributing editor Bill Scher isn’t the first to claim that the only responsible way for Trump-skeptical conservative to oppose the president is to register as...
Donald Trump

The behavior of many attendees of Donald Trump’s campaign-style rally in Florida on Tuesday night was barbaric. There’s no other way to put it. The...