Two North American nations seemed to be on the same path—and then they diverged.
The amazing thing about the saga is how much of it happened in the full light of day.
The president may eventually face legal liability, but he will not face a public reckoning for his actions before November.
The first coronavirus spike, in late April, can be blamed on the president’s negligence. The second spike, in June, is his own doing.
What if there is no cover-up?
He will attack the independence and integrity of the legal system, try to benefit from foreign help, and benefit from voting obstacles.
The president is not wrong to feel a personal sting in the Supreme Court’s decision.
In 1968, Nixon offered a promise of peace and order. Today, Trump offers only conflict.
The president is exposing problems in America that most did not want to see.
The story of recent years is of institutions that were unable to constrain the presidency.
The presumptive Democratic nominee doesn’t yet have a bold and assertive plan to resist the rise of protectionism.
The president is talking about things most Americans can’t comprehend, let alone care about.
The former national security adviser’s lies protected himself. But they also protected Trump.
Religious services shouldn’t be exempted from state pandemic regulations.
The president’s first use of a manipulated video of his opponent is a test of the boundaries.
The Senate majority leader is prioritizing the Republican Party rather than the American people during this crisis.
If he can’t confine the suffering to his opponents, he is prepared to incite a culture war to distract his supporters.
The president is failing, and Americans are paying for his failures.
We are experiencing a painful introduction to anti-globalism and its consequences.
Those seeking to support Trump’s party line need an excuse for their months of denial and deception—and they’ve found it.