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After Midterms, Dems Should Treat Trump the Way GOP Treated Obama
The Republicans won by making every election a referendum on Obama. Dems can rebuild, advance liberalism, by doing the same.
Nearly Every Major Paper Endorsed Clinton. Did Voters Ignore Them?
A new study gives us reason to think the conventional wisdom is wrong.
The Michelle Wolf Debate Is Why Americans Hate Elite Journalists
Fortunately, the tide is turning against reporters who play along with the powerful.
The Truth about the Steny Hoyer Tape
The Intercept thinks it caught the Democratic Party red-handed. It didn’t.
Mick Mulvaney Shows Why GOP Corruption Is a Win-Win
Voters might punish GOP politicians in November for allowing corruption to flourish in the open, but the Republican Party won’t suffer.
The Politics of Pitying the First Lady
Is Melancholia Trump beyond compassion?
Paul Ryan’s Fight Over Food Stamps Has Expired
How the relationship between work, civil rights and government action is changing.
Will Connecticut Dems Exploit the Coming ‘Taxpocalypse’?
If they’re smart.
After Trump’s Election, a Smarter Republic
The people are reassessing the abstract theory of Trump in light of the pragmatic experience of him.
So Much Depends on Intellectual Dishonesty
If sanctuary cities were breaking the law, there’d be reason for rage. They aren’t. Plus: ‘social cohesion’ and more on tyranny.