Brian Beutler

Anthony Kennedy’s Same-Sex Marriage Opinion Was a Logical Disaster
July 01, 2015

It was the correct ruling, but John Roberts's dissent completely outmatched him.

Liberals, Don’t Get Complacent About the Supreme Court
June 30, 2015

The judicial threat to liberalism won’t end until a Democratic president replaces one of the Court’s conservatives with a liberal.

Why Conservatives Should Praise God for the Supreme Court's Gay Marriage Decision
June 26, 2015

Ending the same-sex marriage debate is the biggest favor the Court has done for the American right in decades.

Scalia's Dissent Disproves His Own Reading of the Affordable Care Act
June 25, 2015

For the purpose of destroying Obamacare, Scalia was willing to cast aside a basic feature of language.

Game Over, Obamacare Haters
June 25, 2015

The Supreme Court ruling is a victory for the government—and millions of newly insured Americans.

The Five Most Likely Outcomes in the Supreme Court Obamacare Case
June 25, 2015

Here's a guide to the five most likely outcomes.

Nikki Haley Is Not a Hero. She's Just Doing Damage Control for Republicans.
June 22, 2015

It shouldn’t have taken a church massacre to convince the GOP to disown the Confederate flag.

Why Republicans Didn't Want to Say the Charleston Killer Is a Racist
June 22, 2015

If racism is severe enough in America to inspire terrorism, it might also inspire something else: systemic discrimination.

Hillary Clinton, Today Is Your Moment to Talk About Racism in America
June 18, 2015

She can't avoid this topic if she wants to inherit Obama’s electorate.

A Victory for Obamacare's Challengers Will Be a Disaster for Republican Candidates
June 17, 2015

The best political outcome for Republicans would be to lose the case as embarrassingly as possible.