Judge Derrick Watson’s imaginative reasoning asserts a new power to disregard formal law if the president’s words create a basis for mistrusting his motives.
As efforts to repeal the ACA sputter, the GOP can refocus on protecting private enterprise from the voracity of a health-care industry that takes too much and delivers too little.
As right-wing parties across the West indulge fascist impulses, should the United States pursue a relatively restrictionist or libertarian policy?
Rolling back Obamacare will require full Republican support in the Senate. Rand Paul—and others—could defect using a familiar political play.
Glowing reviews of the president’s first address to Congress miss the crucial respects in which he fell short.
The self-proclaimed WikiLeaks lover is poorly positioned to complain about the release of information that disadvantages his administration.
If they don’t act decisively now, when will they?
A senior American official was compromised by his relationship with a foreign government. Who else has ties to the Russian state?
Trump’s national security adviser’s potentially false statements about his pre-inauguration contacts with Russian officials are a major scandal.
(Editor’s note: David Frum dropped in on the TAD discussion group of Atlantic readers for an “Ask Me…
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The liberal scorn for nationhood and refusal to adapt immigration policy to changing circumstances enables the rise of extremism in the West.
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Commentators love to praise the peaceful handover of power—but this year, it stands as a reminder of the system’s fragility and shortcomings.
If Vladimir Putin intervened in the U.S. election to help the NATO-skeptical candidate, the alliance is enhancing its forces anyway.
It was the president-elect’s hyperbolic characterizations of the pilfered material that turned routine documents into the stuff of scandal.
Assassinations can make good excuses for military conflict, but they don’t cause it.