Brian Beutler

The Rehabilitationists
August 30, 2015

A small band of determined academics have set out to persuade the Supreme Court to undo the New Deal—and have almost won.

Republicans Come to Terms with Their Worst Trump Nightmare
August 28, 2015

They are now openly contemplating the possibility that Donald Trump could win.

More People Should See Vester Flanagan Kill His Coworkers on Live TV
August 26, 2015

Our society unfortunately needs vivid reminders of the awesome, life-stopping power of firearms.

The GOP's Crazy Birthright Citizenship Debate Could Have Real Consequences
August 21, 2015

These candidates are telling us how they would use the levers at their disposal to antagonize immigrants, and we should be listening.

The Republican Party Is Becoming a Bloodbath
August 19, 2015

Donald Trump is causing conservatives to turn on each other, and it's not pretty.

Look Out, Republicans: Donald Trump Is Shaping Policy Now, Too
August 18, 2015

Scott Walker said his own immigration ideas are “very similar” to Trump’s, including a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border and ending “the birthright citizenship problem.”

Jeb Bush, Like Many Republicans, Wants a War With Iran
August 17, 2015

Bush said deposing Saddam Hussein was a "pretty good deal." That's the same "deal" Republicans want with Iran.

Republicans Who Oppose the Iran Deal Are Making Promises They Can’t Keep
August 11, 2015

They say Obama could get a "better deal," but what do they know about diplomacy? Next to nothing.

The Republican Party Can't Escape Its Past
August 06, 2015

The first debate showed that the GOP is trapped in a tug-of-war between its own ego and the conservative id.

Tonight’s Republican Debate Is the Party’s Worst Nightmare
August 06, 2015

The circus is back in town, despite the GOP's promise to learn from the 2012 disaster.

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