The virtues that Hillary Clinton identified in Tim Kaine are also the ones that have led her astray in the past.
For years, the GOP has lambasted the left for not valuing American exceptionalism. But the real challenge to American exceptionalism has been brewing on the right.
Monday night, Trump’s supporters suggested that America went to hell under Barack Obama—without ever mentioning what things were like under the Republican who preceded him.
If they were, Turkey wouldn’t be a target.
The Republican candidate is deeply unpopular, and his Democratic rival is promoting her own version of American nationalism.
If he chooses to make another bid for the White House, he could finally run an authentic campaign.
Trump says there’s “nothing out there” about his opponent’s faith. For those who have been paying attention, there’s a lot.
Embracing white nativism in the 1990s turned the California GOP into a permanent minority. The same story may now be repeating itself nationally.
Her journey to the Democratic nomination is one of the most improbable political turnarounds of recent years.
Republicans are lining up behind Donald Trump, but Bill Kristol is still trying to stop him. Too bad pundits are conflating his chances of success with its virtue.
The Republican candidate isn’t directly attacking democracy—but he’s targeting the institutions that sustain it.
It’s not what she wrote—it’s her tendency to wall herself off from alternative points of view.
Hillary Clinton can call on just about any elected official in the Democratic Party, including a past and current president. Donald Trump, not so much.
The Republican’s personal attacks mirror his foreign policy—using a sense of victimhood to justify overreactions.
Donald Trump’s war on the media threatens fundamental American principles—making it crucial that responsible conservatives speak out.
In his much-touted meeting with Trump, the speaker of the House ceded important ground to his party’s presumptive nominee.
And other foreign leaders should follow suit.
The Nebraska senator wrote a widely discussed open letter condemning Clinton and Trump. The spirit is right, but the substance is thin.
The party’s current iteration is tailor-made to defeat xenophobia and take down Donald Trump.
Don’t expect Hillary Clinton to stay above the fray in the general election—her campaign plans “sustained and brutal attacks” on Donald Trump.