Age Inversion in American Politics?

Suddenly, old voters are aligning Democrat and young ones Republican.

Trump and Biden Skipped Opening Day Pitches

A century-old tradition has gone by the wayside.

Comparing Trump to Hitler

The coiner of Godwin’s law gives his blessing.

Norman Lear, 1922-2023

A television icon is gone at 101.

Henry Kissinger, 1923-2023

The most important and controversial American diplomat of the postwar era is gone at 100.

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President Biden to Visit Israel

A high-stakes move.

Ending Hamas

What does “complete victory” look like?

A Different Democracy, Indeed

A trip through comparative democratic reform.

America’s Forgotten Empire

Our Pacific territories are giving more than they’re getting.

More on Small Town Justice

A deep tradition rightly under scrutiny.

Reclaiming Playtime

Another call for letting kids be kids.

Looking to Poland

Protests against the governing party signal tensions in advance of fall elections.

The Good Guys Do Propaganda, Too

Ukraine is heavily censoring foreign media.

Kick Russia Off the Security Council?

A bad idea backed up by worse reasoning.

Poland ‘Renames’ Kaliningrad

The city once known as Koenigsberg is now Krolewiec, at least in Polish government documents.

Is a College Education Still Worth It?

Americans are losing confidence in the bargain.

Ron DeSantis’ Mushy Foreign Policy

The would-be President is floundering as he tries to position himself.

Republicans Divided on Foreign Policy

As memory of the Cold War fades, so does support for American primacy.

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NATO Sending Mixed Signals to Ukraine and Russia

Alliance leaders have significantly different priorities regarding the conflict.

Russia-Ukraine War at One Year

Putin is losing but no one is winning.

Gen Z Doesn’t Want Crappy Jobs!

The silliness of “generations.”

Bernard Kalb, 1922-2023

The longtime journalist is gone at 100.

From the “You Can’t Make this Stuff Up” File

That time the Nazis made a movie about the Titanic.

German Coup Plot Averted

Twenty five alleged plotters have been arrested

What About Henry Ford?!

Do his achievements and good works outweigh his virulent antisemitism?

Putin’s Nuclear Gambit

The threat is not idle and the options for responding are not good.

Putin’s Desperate Gambit

A phony annexation doesn’t hide that he’s badly losing his illegal war.

Italy Expected to Elect Post-Fascist Premier

Democratic backsliding appears to be spreading to another European country.

QEII and the Empire

How much blame did the 70-year constitutional monarch share?

The U.S. Role in Ukraine’s Success

It’s much bigger than it appears.

Bernard Shaw, 1940-2022

CNN’s original anchorman is gone at 82.

Fear of a White Scholar

President Biden had a meeting with some historians. The horrors.

Dems in Midterms: You’re Saying There’s a Chance?

A 2020 blowout has long been presumed. But maybe it won’t happen.

Time for a New Generation to Lead?

The Silents and Boomers have been in charge too long.

Fort Liberty and Other New Monikers for Confederate-Named Bases

Some great suggestions, same lame ones, and some missed opportunities.

Orrin Hatch, 1934-2022

The longest-serving Republican Senator has died at the age of 88.

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Ukraine and the ‘New Rules of War’

Many and small beats large and heavy. Finding beats flanking. Swarming beats surging.

Russian Flagship Sunk by Ukraine

Another morale booster for the good guys.

President Joe Biden delivers remarks on ending the war in Afghanistan, Tuesday, August 31, 2021, in front of the Cross Hall of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz) President Joe Biden delivers remarks on ending the war in Afghanistan, Tuesday, August 31, 2021, in front of the Cross Hall of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz)

Biden Condemns Russian ‘Genocide’

Whether deliberate or another ‘gaffe,’ he’s likely right.

Removing Russia from UN Security Council

It would be fitting but, alas, won’t happen.

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Russia Loses Another Top General

They have lost at least seven.

Biden Pleads for Regime Change in Russia

The President commits a Kinsley gaffe.

Madeleine Albright, 1937-2022

A trailblazing diplomat has died at 84.

Zelensky’s Plea for Help

Ukraine’s leader wants more help than he’s going to get.

Permanent Daylight Saving Time?

We may be on the verge half a century after our last experiment.

The Senate is Passing Legislation!

Do you believe in miracles?

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Putin’s Offramp?

It’s hard to see how this crisis ends.

West Shamed Into Action

Actions deemed unthinkable days earlier are suddenly mandatory.