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Jeremy Corbyn

It is as if Richard Nixon had lost the 1972 presidential election—and not to George McGovern but to Gus Hall. British PM Theresa May called a...

Today, the Justice Department announced that it is ending the Obama administration’s practice of taking massive sums of money, obtained from settled enforcement cases, and...
james comey

Expectations ahead of former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony before a congressional panel on Thursday are high, and high expectations are easily unmet. Many believed...
Paris accord

There is one genuinely strong argument for remaining a signatory to the Paris Accord on climate change, but it’s one that the accord’s advocates cannot...
Putin

Vladimir Putin has confessed! At least, that’s what observers are reading in between the lines of what the Russian president told reporters this week. The...
Paris Accord

An unintended consequence of President Trump’s Paris Accord indecision has been exposure of the agreement’s underlying fraud. The activists and G7 leaders beseeching him desperately...
donald trump

Conservatives who have yet to fall obsequiously in line behind Donald Trump are emerging in droves to respond to columnist and radio host Dennis Prager,...
donald trump

What do Democrats want? In the age of Trump, they want nothing so much as to have their assumptions validated. On the left, sermons dedicated...
human rights

I’ve written over the years about how the partisan political agenda of human rights activists and groups erodes the legitimacy of many mainstream groups advocating...
barack obama

For political observers, it’s regarded as gauche to re-litigate Barack Obama’s presidency amid the chaos and tumult of the Trump years. Many will scoff at...
White House

To hear Donald Trump’s supporters tell it, the story these days isn’t the story, but how the story is sourced. Dissecting a recent New Yorker report...
trump budget

Five months into the Trump presidency, it does feel as though life has been moving along at a record pace. Following the breakneck speed with...