The pandemic has expanded his ambitions—just not enough to challenge the Pentagon.
His senatorial records may contain evidence relevant to Tara Reade’s accusation.
The Democratic candidate tries to out-hawk Trump, but trying to beat Republicans at their own game is pointless—even dangerous.
The president belatedly acknowledged how dire a threat COVID-19 is, but many of his enablers in right-wing media refuse to take his cue.
The president had downplayed the coronavirus for short-term political gain. But acknowledging the threat is in his long-term interest.
After scuttling its partnership with Beijing on public health, the U.S. was unprepared for the pandemic.
In 2016, rank-and-file Republicans were ready to overthrow the establishment. Biden’s Super Tuesday voters felt otherwise.
The changes in the primaries that made it harder for the former South Bend mayor to succeed also constitute progress for his party.
Bloomberg divides an already fragmented Democratic field—to the Vermont senator’s benefit.
Many in the party elite remain deeply skeptical of the Vermont senator, but rank-and-file voters do not share that hesitation.
In the end, the president succeeded in doing precisely what he wanted in the first place: tarring a leading Democratic rival.
Showing genuine moral courage, the former national security adviser appears to have told the truth about Trump.
He previously trained his nativist ire on Muslims and Latinos. Now African immigrants appear to be in the president’s sights.
Dershowitz, Giuliani, Starr, and others relive their glory days by latching onto the president.
The president fixates on America’s sovereignty but refuses to acknowledge that Iraqis and Iranians have their own aspirations.
By abandoning diplomacy, the president risks war, humiliation, or both—and has put himself at Iran’s mercy.
Buttigieg is ideologically moderate, but his lofty perch atop the meritocracy could prove deeply divisive.
The Democrats’ leftward lurch doomed Kamala Harris, an ex-prosecutor—and ignores the political pressures that black and female candidates faced not long ago.
The Democratic field has room for a moderate who isn’t Joe Biden. But by backing away from his own record, a promising New Jersey centrist took himself out of contention.
The former UN ambassador presents herself as the leader who, without ever renouncing Trump, can heal the divisions his presidency has caused.