Trump’s Campaign Strategy: It Will Get Uglier

President Donald Trump’s racist tweets and his ugly campaign rally Wednesday night are a preview of his 2020 reelection strategy. It is an ugly strategy, and it will get uglier. Read the rest of this entry »

The Racist-in-Chief

President Donald Trump’s racist tweets may distract attention from his administration’s failures, but they also may unite Democrats in the coming election. Read the rest of this entry »

Who’s Special Now?

British ambassador Kim Darroch had the audacity to tell London the truth about President Donald Trump. The president, then, forced Darroch out. Read the rest of this entry »

Scarred by Reagan

Many older Democrats interpret the election of Ronald Reagan as president in 1980 as a warning against progressivism. Younger Democrats draw on a different history. Read the rest of this entry »

The Stories They Tell

?The photograph of the bodies of a father and his daughter, lifeless in the Rio Grande River, tell the story of immigration in the age of Trump. Read the rest of this entry »

Contrasts

Two contrasts are necessary at the upcoming Democratic debate: Among the candidates and with President Donald Trump. Read the rest of this entry »

Gulf of Doubt

The Trump administration’s long track record of lying means that, even if it tells the truth, it may not be believed. Read the rest of this entry »

“Don’t know much about history…”

Ignorance and disdain for knowledge run deep within American conservatism. Read the rest of this entry »

Mexico Accedes to U.S. Demands — Again

The recent agreement with Mexico to curb immigration consists of previously agreed upon promises whose only purpose is to allow President Donald Trump to declare victory. Read the rest of this entry »

Corrupt Republican Power Grab

Republicans cynically are prepared to make the census one more tool in their attempt to retain power. Read the rest of this entry »