Democratic Brawl

Senator Bernie Sanders has emerged as a strong candidate in the hotly contested Democratic battle for the party’s presidential nomination. Read the rest of this entry »

The Dictator’s Playbook

Democracy dies when the press is intimidated and the judicial system is cowed. It has happened in Eastern Europe, and it is happening in the United States. Read the rest of this entry »

A Frightening Place

President Donald Trump’s acquittal encourages him to continue his depredation of American democracy. Read the rest of this entry »

Trump’s Campaign Strategy: The Big Smear

President Donald Trump emerges from his Senate trial convinced his tactics work. Read the rest of this entry »

Doctor Franklin, The Answer, Sadly, May be No

The Senate’s pending acquittal of President Donald Trump will embolden him to act lawlessly, imperiling the success of the American republican experiment. Read the rest of this entry »

“I Alone Can Fix It”

The Senate will vote to exonerate President Donald Trump, endorsing the theory advanced by his lawyers that he has unlimited power. Read the rest of this entry »

Senate Republicans: Do Your Job!

John Bolton’s bombshell should lead the Senate to call new witnesses. Who knows what will happen then? Read the rest of this entry »

My Dream

I dream Republican senators take their oath to render “impartial justice” in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial seriously. Read the rest of this entry »

A Muddled Story

President Donald Trump and his top aides have offered conflicting accounts of the reasons for killing a top Iranian general. Read the rest of this entry »

Dear Mr. Vice President….

A letter from Vice President Pence provokes a response. Read the rest of this entry »