You shouldn’t judge Melania Trump by the incompetent actions of her husband’s staff. But you sure as hell should judge the staff.
It’s been a heck of a ride.
On Email Servers, Government Use Thereof
Are you playing in Ordinary Times‘ Veepstakes Fundraiser? Why not?
Burt Likko stumbles into a Black Lives Matter rally.
Public opinion is a wonderful regulator of governments, but only when circumscribed by well-constructed institutions.
If you’re a liberal, you should think twice before rewarding the world’s lamest slumber party.
The nature of the party.
Everything went terribly. Here are some suggestions to make them go less terribly next time.
Like it or not, the 2016 POTUS race is already over.
We can all agree that violence at a political rally is wrong, right? Right? Well…
“Expect to be called a demogogue, but dont be a demogogue.”
Americans constantly re-elect a congress they despise, and they hold other contradictory views too. We are still deeply uncomfortable with this whole democracy thing.
Nobody knew jack about this.
America desperately needs a disciplined, conservative political party — a thing the GOP has not been for quite some time. Here are the six steps those small-c conservatives of the #NeverTrump variety will have to take if they want to stem the rise of Trumpism in their party.
In Which I Throw Water On Enthusiasm
It’s time to stop asking for policy promises from political candidates, and it’s time for candidates to stop making them.
Will a third-party alternative to the GOP win? Nope. But that’s not why there needs to be an alternative.
Sam Columbia had a couple of doctor’s appointments.
While we’ve been ruminating on the Presidential race, we are also learning who the match-ups will be for the major U.S. Senate races happening around the nation. Here is a quick look at what’s going on.
In which Burt Likko attempts to solve two problems at once: raising money to keep the bills paid around here, and tapping the brilliant minds here to address the most important questions left in the 2016 Presidential primary season.
I sat down for an online interview with Emidio “Mimi” Soltysik, presidential candidate for the Socialist Party USA, to discuss the state of his campaign and how the left should approach the right.
Trump’s loss could be fantastic. A great loss. The greatest.
Burt Likko reacts to Donald Trump’s foreign policy speech, 140 characters at a time.
I displayed my support of a political candidate who is unpopular in my geographic area, and learned something important.
I can’t support the candidacy of Donald Trump, but I can defend his voters.
Republicans need to challenge the implicit frame of the coverage of their nominating process.
Read about cutting edge research from Harvard that both contradicts a “secular” understanding of modernity and supports an egalitarian economic vision of such.
Almost 7 in 10 Republican delegates have already been awarded. What have we learned?
The party doesn’t owe the plurality leader diddly squat. It is known what he has to do. He has to actually do it.
Imagine a world where the leadership of the free world rests in the hands of one man from Ohio.
A man named… Rob Portman.
Trump’s probability of winning the nomination was not 1.5625%.
In her essays, the award-winning novelist examines the significance, past, present, and future, of America’s missing Religious Left.
A reply to Dan Scotto on conservatism and the GOP.
Conservatism stresses deference to the unseen. Trump rejects that out of hand, and he’s on the verge of the Republican nomination. What happened?
Donald Trump and Ted Cruz are awful.