The president’s address downplayed the Shoah’s universal lessons, turning the occasion into an exercise in ethnic politics.
Beijing is not going to pressure Pyongyang just because he tells them to.
If Harry Truman, Dwight Eisenhower, or Ronald Reagan were transported to 2017, they would be shocked that the United States is considering an attack on North Korea.
The balance of power inside a White House doesn’t necessarily reflect the balance of power inside a party.
Christian conservatives who defend the rights of Muslims have come under attack by their ideological brethren.
Why did the most unconventional of presidents respond to his first foreign policy crisis in such a conventional way?
The arrest of an Israeli American for making bomb threats points to the flaws in the narrative that many Jews have constructed about President Donald Trump and his supporters.
Brigitte Gabriel, who leads an organization dedicated to persecuting people because of their faith, boasted about her access to the Trump administration.
For years, Republican leaders treated Frank Gaffney as a pariah. But his dark warnings about Sharia law taking over America found an audience among grassroots conservatives—and now, in the White House.
The culture war over religious morality has faded; in its place is something much worse.
The president’s attacks on his predecessor may be intended to discredit the results of any inquiry into his 2016 campaign’s contacts with Russian officials.
Liberals must defend the right of conservative students to invite speakers of their choice, even if they find their views abhorrent.
The president’s focus on crimes committed by members of one particular group singles them out for blame.
The president has faced pressure to condemn anti-Semitism, but does not face the same demands to condemn anti-Muslim sentiment.
Presidents are supposed to show empathy for their anxious constituents. But when it comes to anti-Semitism, the only person Trump shows empathy for is himself.
The bureaucracy, the press, the judiciary, and the public are not only pushing back, they’re having some success.
For conservative publications, the business model is opposing the left. And that means opposing the people who oppose Trump.
There’s no evidence that the president thinks innocence, or non-violence, are principles to which the United States should aspire.
Conservative students have the right to bring obnoxious bigots to speak on campus and other students have a right to protest. But controversial speakers should be allowed to speak.
For his predecessors, American exceptionalism was rooted in the nation’s values and ideas. For this president, it means something very different.