Election 2016

Why Is Donald Trump Winning Over Evangelical Voters?
August 28, 2015

The fact that Donald Trump is pulling any Evangelicals says a lot about the state of the Republican Party.

Joe Biden Can't Just Sell Himself as the Anti-Hillary
August 27, 2015

Running as the lovable vice president won’t win Biden the nomination.

Donald Trump and Bill Clinton Have the Same Secret Weapon
August 25, 2015

A psychologist explains the personality trait that these two ambitious, impulsive men share.

Donald Trump Is Not a Populist. He's the Voice of Aggrieved Privilege.
August 24, 2015

Trump plays to the anxiety of those who fear losing their status to people they regard as their social inferiors.

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.

Why "Anchor Baby" Is Offensive—and a Distortion of Truth
August 20, 2015

Contrary to what Trump believes, pregnant women are not flooding over the border from Mexico.

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.

What Black Lives Matter Made Clear to Hillary Clinton
August 19, 2015

Public policy can't be the only—or even primary—weapon against structural racism.

Hillary Clinton's Opposition to Arctic Drilling Is a Bigger Deal Than Keystone XL
August 18, 2015

Environmentalists are praising her break from the Obama administration on the issue.

Carly Fiorina Is a Trojan Horse in the GOP's War on Women
August 18, 2015

If she gets through the gates, she will attempt to rout women's rights in America.