Republicans are the about to be the dog that caught the car.
How does Trump plan to maintain his support among the Republican farmers he’s destroying? Socialism, of course.
Nowhere else in the free world is abortion an issue of such contention, because nowhere in the free world is a property right in other human beings so deeply embedded in the national soul. The tension between the truths we hold self-evident and the realities we’ve created on the ground will probably not be peacefully resolved.
A political orphan’s guide to current events.
Republicans like to harp on the role Democrats played down through history in defending slavery, imposing Jim Crow, battling the Civil Rights movement, and lionizing the Confederacy. It’s a complicated parlor trick, a miracle of political gaslighting, since the many of the same people who played those roles in the …
Conservatives who winked at this project to discredit our institutions will deeply regret their complicity.
Conservatives across the globe have embraced the logic of the suicide bomber. They will destroy a nascent new order even if they must burn down their own home, and yours.
Can a democracy organized around the mediating influence of social capital survive the rise of transience? Can this system function when so few of its brightest, most talented and successful people can name a single local politician? Perhaps, but across the world the results so far don’t look promising.
Miles Davis explained that jazz is about the notes you don’t play. Well, an unplayed note hangs over this otherwise methodical, scripted performance.
Abandon the fight for our values on our own block, and the effort we pour into Washington is just pounding sand.