The rising prices at the supermarket checkout are a problem with no simple explanation. But Democratic hopes may depend on finding the right answer.
But not that mad.
The former cultural core of the GOP is exiting the party. The Democrats should keep those voters in their corner. Here’s how to do it.
Until now, Republicans have had a lucrative, no-risk way to rail against abortion. But accountability is coming.
The way to reduce gun violence is by convincing ordinary, “responsible” handgun owners that their weapons make them, their families, and those around them less safe.
The exit from Afghanistan may seem like a failure. But it can also be seen as a display of power.
Had Osama bin Laden been killed or captured in December 2001, justice would have been served in the way Americans like: fast, hard, and cheap.
If you can shrug it off as just another incident of Trump talking too much, then you have already signed up for the next incident—and the one after that.
Government has done what it can. Now we need to use the power of free markets to fight the pandemic.
In the United States, this pandemic could be almost over by now. The reasons it’s still going are pretty clear.
The relentless messaging by Trump and his supporters has inflicted a measurable wound on American democracy.
The U.S. cannot wall itself off from the troubles facing its neighbors.
On July 4, 1776, the United States committed itself to a set of principles. It did not always live up to those words. But the words exerted their own power.
Watch for early indications that the legal process may end badly for the former president.
Local progressive activists have found a cause even more unpopular than "Defund the police," and are pushing it with even greater vigor.
When a flagrantly unreliable narrator narrated his own story, people across the media spectrum responded as if he could be trusted. Why?
Attacks on symbols of nationhood are not merely symbolic actions. They strike at the nationhood the symbol represents.
An overambitious faction of the activist left is standing in the way of voting-rights reform.
If their thesis is right, it points to a course opposite what they propose.
Some are trying to turn the lab-leak theory into a potent political weapon.