Justice Department Prosecuting Russian Interference

A pleasant surprise.

Electoral Integrity Concerns, Real and Imagined

What is more concerning, speculation and war games, or the words of POTUS?

Andrew Sullivan’s Complicated Legacy

The one-time wunderkind, blogging pioneer, and same-sex marriage champion is now on the outs.

A Bizarre Convention

The Republicans are putting on quite a show.

Political Culture Eats Institutions For Lunch

Institutional reform is necessary, but we can’t accomplish much in the face of tribalism.

Foreign Interference in the 2020 Elections

The Russians are at it again, with the cooperation of the Trump administration and its enablers.

The Business of the News is Business

“We are a cancer and there is no cure,”

Masks Biggest Factor in US Coronavirus Debacle

We were much slower and have higher non-conformity than countries that have it under control.

I Have Seen the Future of Work and it Sucks

A world in which we’re all contractors is a dystopian utopia.

Non-Violent Protests

At what point does a demonstration become something else?

Federal Agents Using Strong-Arm Tactics in America’s Cities

Portland may be a preview of what’s to come.

Conspiracy Theories Are Not Funny

Conspiracy theories are poisoning the United States. That’s no joke.

Cancelations Are Seldom Permanent

The weirdness of Internet outrage culture.

Trump’s Twitter Tirade

The President of the United States is displeased.

Protestors Getting Hit By Cars

A researcher has documented 66 separate incidents since May 27.

Reaction to Letter on Justice and Open Debate Proves its Point

Free speech is not for everyone.

Charlie Daniels Dead at 83

The Country Music Hall of Famer is gone.

The Cold War Was A Sobering Influence For A Silly People

As scary as the Cold War was, it did reduce the silliness in American politics.

President Donald J. Trump participates in a FOX News Channel virtual town hall entitled America Together: Returning to Work, with co-moderators Bret Baier and Martha MacCallum live from the Lincoln Memorial Sunday, May 3, 2020, in Washington, D.C. (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead) President Donald J. Trump participates in a FOX News Channel virtual town hall entitled America Together: Returning to Work, with co-moderators Bret Baier and Martha MacCallum live from the Lincoln Memorial Sunday, May 3, 2020, in Washington, D.C. (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead)

Trump Tweets ‘White Power’ Video

Of course he did.

Mark Zuckerberg Loses $7 Billion

An ad boycott has the Facebook co-founder down to his last $82.3 billion.

Black is Back

The evolution of America’s racial language continues.

Trump Rally Flops Bigly

The President gave a delusional rant to a half-empty stadium thanks to some crazy kids.

Aunt Jemima Has Been Canceled

A brand dating back to 1889 is being retired.

Cancel Cancel Culture

The state of American debate is not strong.

New Evidence in Arbery Shooting

The preliminary hearing revealed a damning case against the shooter of a young black man.

Trump vs Biden on the Protests

The contrast could not be more clear.

Protests, Riots, and Looting

Outside agitators, including white supremacist groups, are shaping public perception of the George Floyd protests.

Klobuchar May Be Casualty of Minneapolis

Former prosecutors are suddenly “out.”

Twitter Flags Trump for ‘Glorifying Violence’

The President is sending a terrible message.

Trump Targets Social Networks

The President has been Twitter on their own platform. Now, he’s following through.

QAnon Conspiracist Republican Senate Nominee from Oregon

Jo Rae Perkins may be a nut, but she won a four-person primary.

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Trump’s Purging Pentagon of Perceived Enemies?

Presidents have appointed loyalists since time immemorial. Has this one gone too far?

The Ahmaud Arbery Shooting

A seemingly innocent black man has been killed, sparking a wave of outrage.

Dave Dilegge, 1956-2020

The founder of Small Wars Journal passed Saturday.

White House Coronavirus Update Briefing President Donald J. Trump, joined by Vice President Mike Pence and members of the White House COVID-19 Coronavirus task force, delivers remarks and answers questions from members of the press during a coronavirus update briefing Thursday, April 16, 2020, in the James S. Brady White House Press Briefing Room. (Official White House Photo by Joyce N. Boghosian) White House Coronavirus Update Briefing President Donald J. Trump, joined by Vice President Mike Pence and members of the White House COVID-19 Coronavirus task force, delivers remarks and answers questions from members of the press during a coronavirus update briefing Thursday, April 16, 2020, in the James S. Brady White House Press Briefing Room. (Official White House Photo by Joyce N. Boghosian)

“LIBERATE” Minnesota, Michigan and Virginia

The President is issuing dangerous statements.

No, We’re Not Living in the 19th Century

The pandemic is massively more livable given modern technology.

Amazon and COVID-19

American’s online sales leader is straining under the social distancing regime.

Russia Backing Sanders Again

In 2016, they were backing an extreme long-shot. Now, he’s the frontrunner.

Russians Actively Working to Re-Elect Trump

Our intelligence professionals are issuing a familiar warning.

The US’ Nonhierarchical Parties

Lack of control of label is lack of control, ultimately, of a party.

Kobe Bryant Killed in Helicopter Crash

The basketball legend and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, were among five fatalities.

What if November’s Loser Refuses to Concede?

There’s a very real possibility the legitimacy of the 2020 election will be contested.

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Are We Ruining American Politics?

A political scientist argues that college-educated intellectuals are doing politics wrong.

Explaining the Sanders-Warren Flap

Two progressives enter. One progressive leaves.

Polarization and the Media

Rules for covering the Senate trial highlight changes in how we get the news.

Democratic Primary Reset?

The 2016 frontrunners at this stage won their nominations easily. But that’s often not the case.

Netanyahu Faces Challenge For Likud Party Leadership

Benjamin Netanyahu is facing a challenge for the leadership of the party he’s headed for more than a decade.

While Australia Burns, Its Prime Minister Fiddled Away On Vacation

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison gets a lesson in governing the hard way.

Further Evidence That The Fix Is In For Trump’s Senate Trial

Lindsey Graham is the latest Senator to make clear that he’s already made up his mind on impeachment.