The president-elect is a pro at marshaling ambiguous unrealities to his advantage.
In two high-profile trials—those of Officers Michael Slager and Ray Tensing—juries declined to hold cops accountable for taking the lives of civilians.
Defending the liberal project is a Sisyphean task in part because successfully inculcating liberal norms leads to habits that weaken the ability to sustain them.
The conflict over a liberal blogger’s criticism of the use of the term “white supremacy” provides a case study in how not to win friends and influence people.
Republicans who fretted over the Clinton Foundation cannot coherently oppose efforts to investigate the billionaire’s foreign conflicts of interest.
According to new research, sexual victimization by women is more common than gender stereotypes would suggest.
Americans have no choice but to hope for the best from the president-elect—and to prepare for the worst by reviving the constitutional system’s checks and balances.
A civic duty to stop Donald Trump requires that I support a candidate I could’ve never imagined backing.
On the ground in Arizona with voters who don’t fully realize how much this election will affect their lives and the politics of their country
The Democratic nominee’s shortcomings should not blind voters to the catastrophe they’d invite by electing her cruel, undisciplined, erratic opponent.
In a hackable world where neither the NSA nor Sony Pictures nor John Podesta could safeguard their private communications, the surest way to keep data secure may be surrounding it with decoys.
With the candidate flailing in the polls, some on the right are wondering if a better version of the man wouldn’t be winning. But that kinder, gentler Trump would’ve lost in the primaries.
Answering a common question from a polarizing election cycle
“Trump’s long record of statements and conduct,” the signatories argue, “have shown him indifferent or hostile to the Constitution’s basic features.”
Conservatives would suffer losses, but the notion that she would permanently vanquish originalism doesn’t withstand scrutiny.
Women nationwide are denouncing Donald Trump. Conservative Marybeth Glenn is furious that men aren’t following suit—and she has a message for them.
His campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway, warned that she knows of GOP congressmen who perpetrated sexual assaults.
Donald Trump was unpersuasive in his attempt to minimize his predatory comments. Many voters don’t yet know about his accusers. And his attempt to exploit Bill Clinton’s accusers will likely fail.
This election has divided Americans like few in history. Can the country put itself back together again?
Another traveler reports being harassed by police officers on the California Zephyr.