These candidates are telling us how they would use the levers at their disposal to antagonize immigrants, and we should be listening.
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.”
GOP presidential candidates are issuing dire warnings about national security. It will backfire.
The Branding of an American President
May 18, 2015
What do logos say about each candidate, their messages, and the zeitgeist?
If her Republicans rivals criticize her over questionable donors, they'll expose themselves.
You hear a boring political speech. A linguist hears fascinating identity politics.
This election isn't as boring as the worst journalism written about it.
Don't let anyone tell you otherwise.
Climate Change Denier Marco Rubio Chose a Drowning City to Announce His Presidential Bid
April 13, 2015
He couldn't have picked a better spot to showcase his climate change denial.
Some think he's fraudulent wonk. But at least he's trying to push his party in the right direction.