NYT Fires Star Pandemic Reporter Don McNeil

The veteran journalist was ousted after a staff backlash over the use of racial slurs.

Lou Dobbs Canceled

Fox Business has abruptly sidelined its most popular host.

Saturday’s Forum

Marjorie Taylor Greene Stripped of Committee Assignments

House Democrats have done what their Republican colleagues refused to do.

Republican Leadership Face Tests with Cheney and Greene

Mitch McConnell is testing out his spine again.

Georgia Republicans Stayed Home

Weeks of claims of rigged elections may well have cost the GOP the Senate.

Two Weeks In Forum

The Filibuster Needs to Go

It is not a tool to foster compromise. It is tool of obstruction, plain and simple.

What Republicans Want Isn’t What they Get

Our two-party system distorts the representativeness of our politics.

Our Political Reality

Voting ourselves out of this mess is not so easy

The Pendulum Is Broken, Not Swinging

Historical precedents fall apart when we’re in a truly unprecedented time.

The Leaderless GOP

The Republican Party is not really a thing.

Trump Wants to Push ‘Stolen Election’ Claim in Senate Trial

The man still can’t get out of his own way.

Burma Military Coup Ousts Suu Kyi

Aung San Suu Kyi and her top officials are under house arrest.

On Constitutionality and Impeaching a Former President

The problem is theoretical at best and cannot stop the Senate from acting.

The Key Number: Two Hours

The pivot point in the impeachment charges: two hours of silence.

The GOP Isn’t Dead. It’s Resting.

The GOP, alas, is not going anywhere.

Saturday’s Forum

Assessing the Party Fringes

AOC v. MTG: one of these things is not like the other.

McConnell Backtracks

Maybe his title should be “Minority Follower.”

The Smoothest Transition in Decades

We’re witnessing something not seen since 1989.

Thursday’s Forum

Judicial Supremacy Strikes Again

The bane of the Trump presidency is already thwarting President Biden.

Trying an Impeached Former President

The legal debates are unsettled but we can all agree that Rand Paul is a moron.

Better Masks? More Masks?

It’s time to up our protection game.

Wednesday’s Forum

All Lies Are Not Created Equal

President Biden told a little fib.

Supreme Court Rules Trump Emoluments Cases Moot

A legally correct but maddening ruling.

Speaking of Reform

Let me point you to a reform proposal.

When You Base Your Position on a Lie, Yes, You are a Liar

And no, there aren’t always “two sides to every story.”

The Centrality of Nominations

American political parties are controlled by the primaries.

Return of the Technocrats? Or Sinking in the Swamp?

Policy wonks are seeing a refreshing return to the normal order. Some believe that’s a bad thing.

The Return of Dumb Political Stories

Who watches the watch, man?

Biden’s Culture War Aggression?!

The hidden wokeness of our new Critical Theory-loving President.

Saturday’s Forum

Peak Both-Siderism

David Brooks is the leader in the clubhouse.

Lloyd Austin Confirmed as SECDEF

History has been made in more than one way.