The cases of Al Franken and Brett Kavanaugh show that misconduct is a bipartisan problem—but the liberal and conservative responses are very different.
The bipartisan consensus is broken. And Democrats do their voters and their country a disservice by wedding themselves to GOP hawks.
The Constitution demands that the legislature serve as a check on the executive. In its absence, unelected bureaucrats are taking it on themselves to act.
Her triumph in a chunk of Massachusetts once represented by Tip O’Neill shows that the former House speaker’s maxim no longer applies.
Despite the many graver human-rights problems plaguing Africa, Trump has somehow seized upon one affecting white people.
What the president’s supporters fear most isn’t the corruption of American law, but the corruption of America’s traditional identity.
It’s not just the president’s longtime lawyer who’s stuck cleaning up his messes anymore.
Russian electoral interference has renewed the temptation for American leaders to do the same.
It’s not clear he even understands the distinction between self and country upon which the idea of patriotism rests.
Some commentators are bending over backwards to make excuses for the president.
Trump isn’t the first Republican to ask that question.
America needs less.
Democrats don’t think America lives up to liberal democratic ideals. Republicans don’t think Americans need to.
The Democratic Party’s shift to the left will leave centrist politicians hard-pressed to defend their records.
While it may benefit Democrats politically to take a harder line on immigration, that doesn’t mean it’s better policy—and political commentators should stop saying otherwise.
The Singapore summit actually made the world a safer place. The president’s critics won’t admit it.
Cold War conservatism is dead—and in its place, the president is restoring the fear of foreign governments and peoples that once marked the GOP.
In pursuing peace with North Korea, the U.S. president has the chance to do what Ronald Reagan tried to do with the Soviet Union.
Past experience shows that economic pressure does change societies—but it mostly facilitates hardliners. Iran’s regime may be next.
John Bolton’s new chief of staff comes from the Center for Security Policy, a group that was largely shunned by conservatives in Washington—but is making a comeback in the Trump era.