Politics and History

Speaking Ill of the Dead

Only President Donald Trump is capable of gratuitous attacks on the dead. Will his party rebuke him for it? Read the rest of this entry »

Time To Worry

President Donald Trump’s rhetoric threatens American constitutional norms. Read the rest of this entry »

How Do You Like Them Apples?

“Applegate,” a trivial matter that reveals so much about President Donald Trump. Read the rest of this entry »

Omar, Trump, and Anti-Semitism

Representative Ilhan Omar’s comments about Israel and American lobby groups have touched off controversy. Were they anti-Semitic? Read the rest of this entry »

Who’s Winning Now?

For someone who boasts of unprecedented winning, President Donald Trump has been losing a lot lately. Read the rest of this entry »

Trump Endangers Humanity

President Donald Trump’s denial of climate change puts humanity at risk. Read the rest of this entry »

The Don and His Consigliere

Michael Cohen detailed — with documents — wrongdoing by Donald Trump that occurred both before and after Trump became president. Read the rest of this entry »

Not All Democrats Are the Same

The growing field of Democratic presidential candidates reflects the wide spectrum of views within the party. Read the rest of this entry »

The Law and Trump’s Wall

President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency will not be approved by the courts, and the military will not build a wall on the border. Read the rest of this entry »

Socialism and Reform

Socialism used to be a slur. Now, politicians embrace the term. Read the rest of this entry »