This is politics in plain English.
I started the Editorial Board to give normal people a place to read about politics.
I can be blunt. But I’m honest.
I don’t think much matters without loyalty to the truth.
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Trumpism is contested, but everyone gets corruption, because everyone has been its victim.
Collusion, treason, white supremacy, political illegitimacy—these are worth debating. But their root cause may be simpler.
Washington journalists tend to believe two things: they’re patriotic but not elitist. Both are wrong.
The message they are sending to the public: Trump is not good people.
Despite journalism’s troubles, most of the people have figured him out.
In the end, this sad saga will come down to credibility and trust.
The Republicans won by making every election a referendum on Obama. Dems can rebuild, advance liberalism, by doing the same.
A new study gives us reason to think the conventional wisdom is wrong.
Fortunately, the tide is turning against reporters who play along with the powerful.
The Intercept thinks it caught the Democratic Party red-handed. It didn’t.