30 November 2016
29 November 2016
Obama reckons with a Trump presidency
Inside a stunned White House, the President considers his legacy and America’s future.
28 November 2016
25 November 2016
24 November 2016
23 November 2016
22 November 2016
An Election Season Reminder That Voting Is Mathematically Flawed
There is no fair way of assessing a populations’ preferences when there are more than two candidates.
21 November 2016
‘We Are in for a Pretty Long Civil War’
"He has been making arguments that he can't possibly believe, on behalf of the man he can't possibly believe in." To them, Pence made a pact with the devil, and says Wehner, "There should be consequences for that."
18 November 2016
17 November 2016
16 November 2016
Republicans told their voters that politics is inherently evil. That stuck them with Trump.
Republicans set the stage for Trump not only by stoking Tea Party anger, but by convincing their constituents that the very idea of politics is repugnant, and only someone untainted by it could lead their party. And then they're amazed when the political neophyte they nominated turns out to have no idea what he's doing.
15 November 2016
14 November 2016
11 November 2016
10 November 2016
09 November 2016
08 November 2016
07 November 2016
04 November 2016
Term limits are a bad idea
It's a nice fantasy that what Washington needs is a bunch of good old-fashioned common sense — common sense that can only come from people who aren't "career politicians." But the machinery of government is now incredibly complex. And the more we cling to the fantasy of electing uncorrupted political neophytes as saviors, the more we empower the lobbyists and bureaucrats who can accumulate a lifetime of experience and knowledge.
There Is a Conspiracy to Rig the Election, and Donald Trump Is Part of It
Forget the lurid fiction about voter fraud. Trump and the GOP are openly attacking the legitimacy of black voting.
03 November 2016
02 November 2016
Donald Trump shows the opposite of “political correctness” isn’t free speech. It’s just different repression.
There was always, after all, something inherently weird about a man who requires non-disclosure agreements from every single campaign volunteer crusading as a defender of open and honest discourse.
01 November 2016
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