Call me old-fashioned, but I have an elevated view of what politics can be and can achieve, in good political moments and bad. But in the GOP, it's not going well.
I write to do something I have never done, to defend the faithless. Faithless electors, that is. I am writing in defense of the Electoral College. Why? Trump.
Antonin Scalia’s impact on the Court was mixed. He will be remembered more for the flamboyance of his dissents than for the reach of his majority opinions.
Of the many threads within Scalia’s jurisprudence, perhaps most durable is his abiding and occasionally maddening optimism about the character of the American people
The Clinton political dynasty is still alive. The Bush dynasty has been routed. Their contrasting fates, to this point at least, tell us much about our two parties.
There is an imbalance in the argument at the heart of the 2016 presidential campaign that threatens to undercut the Democrats’ chances of holding the White House.
Not all criticism of the president is racially motivated. But a lot of it has been, which is important to note in a campaign marked by appeals to racial resentment.
The conservatism that's dominated the GOP is in crisis. Capitalism has lost its allure among young voters. It would be foolish to ignore New Hampshire's shock waves.
What's really at stake in the Friedrichs case is whether the right of workers to organize will be sacrificed to the Court’s contentious views regarding free speech.
On paper, he’s the potential GOP nominee who scares Democrats the most. In practice, trying to be all things to all Republicans has often thrown Rubio off balance.
If Republicans are engaged in a three-sided civil war, Democrats are having a civilized argument over who has the best theory about how progressive change happens.