Innocents are victimized by hate crimes after every major act of terrorism, and downplaying that risk is grossly irresponsible.
After Friday’s terrorist attacks in Paris, the three rivals showed their weaknesses along with their strengths.
The U.S. should treat France as France treated the U.S. 14 years ago—by helping the other wage prudent fights and warning its leaders against the rash decisions that trauma can lead to.
The billionaire suggested that his Republican opponent is a liar, and likened his temper to a "pathological disease" as incurable as that of a child molester.
Defenders of the First Amendment aren’t distracting from attention from racism—they’re preserving the tools necessary to struggle against it.
A substantive discussion in Milwaukee left much of the field unchanged—but a couple candidates managed to boost their fortunes.
A journalist at the University of Missouri is mobbed by a crowd insisting he is the aggressor.
A fight over Halloween costumes at Yale has devolved into an effort to censor dissenting views.
George H.W. Bush tells his biographer that his secretary of defense considered using tactical nuclear weapons against Iraqi forces in the First Gulf War.
Fear of tone-policing shouldn’t trump the basic norms that are crucial to a healthy public discourse.
As America’s intervention against ISIS in Iraq and Syria intensifies, its present course lacks popular support or constitutional legitimacy.
The discontent in the GOP electorate reflects a growing suspicion of starry-eyed idealists.
The measure calls on EU members to grant the national-security whistleblower protection from the U.S. government.
In Los Angeles, young protestors are at odds with the black community’s old guard.
A newspaper report on Jeb Bush’s struggles reveals more about the problems with journalistic conventions than the campaign it describes.
The retired neurosurgeon is as prohibitionist as anyone running for presidency this cycle—and the reasoning he offers is surprisingly weak.
If elected, he would empower bureaucrats in the Department of Education to slash funding for colleges that show “extreme political bias.”
The struggling candidate ought to emulate his tremendously impressive father. Instead he is defending the lackluster legacy of his big brother.
A prominent, feminist professor of law argues that dubious federal rule-making is undermining free speech and reinforcing sexist stereotypes.
New York City won’t reveal how often cops bombard places, vehicles, or people with radiation—or if there are health risks for residents.