Politics

Montana Race Shows Libertarians Can’t Be Ignored

A vote for the old parties produces the same bad results.

Gianforte Body Slammed A Reporter. He Won Anyways.

Trump has amped up right-wing media-bashing, but conservative hostility towards media bias is nothing new.

Congressman Kinzinger’s American Mission

Our representatives shouldn’t prioritize foreign conflicts over the domestic common good.

After the Confederates, Who’s Next?

Today’s America is not the magnanimous country we grew up in.

Thuggery in Montana

Where did Greg Gianforte think he was — the Turkish embassy?

Trump’s New and Misguided Respect for NATO

What happened to the president who promised to make Europe pay for its own defense?

Jerusalem, 50 Years On

How long can an unstable ambiguity endure? Perhaps a very long time indeed

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‘The Rock’ For President?

A Dwayne Johnson presidency probably would be similar to what we see today.

The Danger with Trump’s Budget

Dismantling the federal government’s role could put into place the very conditions that would in turn give rise to a far more oppressive and expansive government.

Rosenstein Joins the Posse

“With the stroke of a pen, Rod Rosenstein redeemed his reputation,” writes …

Do High-Level Leaks Suggest a Conspiracy?

National-security officials may see themselves as patriots, but their methods set a dangerous precedent.

Thoughts on the 25th Amendment

Debating Ross Douthat’s call for a cabinet coup

Elizabeth Warren’s Hearing Aid Cronyism

Legislation would raise the cost of personal sound amplification products.

Health Insurance Is Not Insurance

Are income subsidy programs that make unlimited amounts of health care funds available to anyone and everyone sustainable?

Removing Trump Won’t Solve America’s Crisis

The elites are the problem.

Should We Be Worried About China?

Of course we should — but the right response is to invest more in our own productive capacity, not to engage in neocolonial competition

A Soft Coup in the Offing?

Will the military and intelligence services ring-fence the president in the name of protecting national security?