The Iowa Republican retains an Old World outlook on race and ethnicity that is anathema to those who support the principles of the American founding.
The president is escalating another costly war of choice in a country where blowback for the many innocents killed is more likely than lasting security gains.
As right-wing parties across the West indulge fascist impulses, should the United States pursue a relatively restrictionist or libertarian policy?
A black medical student’s critique of selective colleges
Professors and students—many of whom emphatically disagree with Charles Murray—are concerned about attacks on his right to speak on their campus.
The need for Congress to figure out why he and his team keep misleading the public about Russia grows more urgent by the day, even if they are ultimately exonerated.
The White House should stop taking credit for the raid as a success while passing the buck for its failures.
On the least alarming day of his presidency so far, Trump stopped indulging his every impulse, obtained a prepared speech, and stuck to it like a normal politician.
The Calexit campaign aims its pitch at progressives, but sports some curious ties to Moscow.
The polymath computer scientist David Gelernter’s wide-ranging ideas about American life.
Viewers who watched it themselves saw a rambling, misleading performance. But those who relied on conservative cable newscasts or talk radio hosts got a very different impression.
Congress has a responsibility to set aside partisanship and steer the country through a dangerous moment rife with uncertainties.
Congress has a duty to make sure President Trump isn’t selling out the United States. These legislators are in more active dereliction of that duty than most.
Dennis Prager continues to present himself as that most farcical combination: a public moralist who defends Donald Trump.
Daryl Davis believes the method he used to persuade many klansmen to defect from the hate group can help America to bridge its political divides.
The Florida senator defended the controversial silencing of Elizabeth Warren—but were his words substantially aimed at someone else?
If the costly mission counts as winning, President Trump is right that Americans will get tired of it.
To a remarkable degree, the president discusses the world as he would prefer it to be, rather than as it is—and insists that others do the same.
The president’s attack on a federal judge and the “court system" add to his short-sighted approach to protecting the United States.
Citizens of an unusually close ally now regard the president as a volatile, vainglorious, untrustworthy bully after he needlessly disrespected their leader in a phone call.