Americans will always seek out, discuss, and be moved by art that is messy, tense, and chaotic, whether the censors of any moment like it or not.
The right is having a vigorous foreign-policy debate.
He’s too polarizing and commands too little respect from critics to lead such an effort effectively.
Academic historians, conservatives, and Trotskyist socialists rightly reject The New York Times’ reframing of the past.
Trump is distinguished not only by his misdeeds, but by the dearth of redeeming qualities to offset them.
The GOP dissent is unpersuasive.
Americans like me ignored—or scorned—protesters who warned of an endless quagmire in Afghanistan. Next time, we should listen to the critics.
MAGA nation should be outraged about President Trump’s personal attorney.
A remorseless president may keep pressuring foreigners to help him win in 2020.
Photojournalists are suing three federal border agencies.
New York’s stop-and-frisk policy is just one example of the former mayor’s lack of respect for civil liberties.
The Trump administration wants to use eminent domain to build the border wall.
The Constitution matters. So does the English language.
The forces of hatred that Trump stoked to benefit himself politically are spiraling out of control.
There’s no need to debate “high crimes and misdemeanors.” Bribery is enough for removal.
Thomas Chatterton Williams wants to discard traditional racial categories.
The Republican House minority leader pretends to be a protector of the popular will, but his logic doesn’t hold up to scrutiny.
We don’t know much at all about how political ads on social media sway the public.
The First Amendment is not a problem; it is a solution to many problems.
The president made a rare public appearance before a crowd he hadn’t screened—and was loudly booed.