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immigration

At some point over the past two or three years--I'm not sure when exactly--"virtue" became a dirty word on the American right. There's not a...
Donald Trump

Approximately once every quarter for the last two years, we've been bombarded by declarations that Donald Trump’s takeover of the GOP is complete. The frequency...
Kim Jong-un

New York Times reporter Alex Burns seemed to approve of the “intellectual honesty” on display Monday night when Barack Obama’s former director of national intelligence,...

The Bad Donald Trump—the one who ran a campaign fueled by insult and conspiracy theories and misplaced animosity against American alliances—never went away. He was...
barack obama

Those in Barack Obama’s orbit were fond of commandeering the title of his second book, Audacity of Hope, and applying it to just about everything...
democrats

As the evidence mounts that the Democratic Party’s formerly inevitable crushing victory in the upcoming midterm elections may be less than crushing—perhaps even less than...

What on earth does it mean that Donald Trump tweeted he had the absolute right to pardon himself, and what will its political effect be?...
trade war

It has come to this. This week, an American president—a Republican, at that—found himself on the receiving end of a blistering lecture on the virtues...
Donald Trump

By the standards that have been set in recent years, Roseanne Barr’s downfall was remarkably swift. There were none of the rituals with which we’ve...

The Roseanne Barr career meltdown says a lot about her and says something about the Twitter culture that allowed her to torpedo her top-rated show...
north korea

President Donald Trump has a bad habit of making life hard for his friends. The president is not shy about humiliating the members of his...

The first COMMENTARY Podcast of the week examines the firestorm that erupted over the weekend involving the treatment of unaccompanied minors at the Southern Border,...