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James Madison

Last week, in the context of the rise in political support on the right for Donald Trump, I wrote about the distinction between populism and...
Trump

No sense pretending: Donald Trump is the only news of the 2016 race, and this fact says something very troubling about the Republican party, the...
Trump helps faltering Hillary

Hillary Clinton has long had good reason to like Donald Trump. The real estate mogul-turned-reality TV star-turned-Republican presidential candidate was a major donor to her...
Trump

The Donald Trump candidacy has revealed something important about a certain slice of the conservative world. Many right-wing personalities – including Fox’s Eric Bolling and Steve...
greek referendum

Among the many endlessly repeated refrains from those mesmerized by the solipsistic bombast sufficing for political rhetoric from the soapbox agitator presently sucking all the...
Kasich

Ohio Governor John Kasich entered the presidential race today with a loaded resume and a strategy aimed at getting him onto the first tier debate...
Donald Trump

Donald Trump is not running for president. Oh, he acts like he is a candidate on a stage. And Trump has filed the requisite paperwork with...
Donald Trump's inevitable collapse

Are the obituaries the mainstream media are publishing for Donald Trump’s presidential candidacy premature? That’s the line Trump apologists are bound to take today as...
Trump McCain

Those who cover and discuss politics for a living tend to exhibit a bias in favor of the moment; overemphasizing the impact of non-events and...
National Review

The ugly and malicious attack by Donald Trump against Senator John McCain and all POWs -- “He’s a war hero ’cause he was captured. I...
Trump

I’m on a vacation this week, and when the conversation with members of my extended family turned to politics, it turned, as it inevitably seems...
Trump

Republican Party officials are, apparently, paralyzed with fear and indecision. This lamentably familiar condition was not brought about by the deft maneuvering of their Democratic...