Election 2016

Bernie Sanders's Blind Spot on Race Was Imported From Scandinavia
July 31, 2015

The limits of democratic socialism in America today.

Bernie Sanders Is Starting to Talk About Race—Awkwardly
July 31, 2015

He’ll need to do more to appeal to minority voters.

Donald Trump Isn’t The First Know Nothing to Capture American Hearts
July 30, 2015

His xenophobia has a long political history. 

Scott Walker's Philly Screwup Wasn't Ordering American on His Cheesesteak
July 29, 2015

There's nothing wrong with that. But cutting the line, and leaving a mess? How rude.

Hillary Clinton Keeps Ducking Questions About the Keystone Pipeline
July 28, 2015

How many different ways can she say "no comment"? Let's count them.

Would Republicans Support the Americans with Disabilities Act Today?
July 27, 2015

The law passed at a time when Republicans weren’t unanimously opposed to using federal power in service of the common good.

Hillary Clinton's Climate-Change Plan Is Anything But Comprehensive
July 27, 2015

She hasn't answered any of the most controversial questions yet.

Conservatives Are Holding a Conversation About Race
July 26, 2015

An ugly term—“cuckservative”—crystallizes a Republican Party crisis.

Bobby Jindal Enabled Louisiana's Gun Violence Problem
July 24, 2015

The governor has suspended his presidential campaign, but don't expect him to reverse his incredibly lax gun policies.

Why Donald Trump Truly Terrifies Republicans
July 23, 2015

It’s not just the threat of a third-party challenge.