2016 Republican National Convention

Trump Jr. Interview

The Press Is Unable to Grasp Trump’s Candidacy The Press Is Unable to Grasp Trump’s Candidacy

And it may yet take him to the White House.

Jul 22, 2016 / Leslie Savan

Here’s What Conservative Latinos at the RNC Said About Donald Trump

Here’s What Conservative Latinos at the RNC Said About Donald Trump Here’s What Conservative Latinos at the RNC Said About Donald Trump

They've managed to overlook Trump’s talk about immigrants in favor of his assurances of safety and security.

Jul 22, 2016 / Julianne Hing

Trump Convention

Can Trump Win? The Republicans After Cleveland Can Trump Win? The Republicans After Cleveland

John Nichols, D.D. Guttenplan, and George Zornick on the GOP convention, plus Amy Wilentz and Jon Wiener on Trump’s chances.

Jul 22, 2016 / Audio / Start Making Sense and Jon Wiener

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Immigrants Aren’t Just Drug Dealers and Rapists Anymore—Now They’re Murderers, Too Immigrants Aren’t Just Drug Dealers and Rapists Anymore—Now They’re Murderers, Too

Donald Trump ratcheted up his racist fearmongering in last night’s acceptance speech.

Jul 22, 2016 / Julianne Hing

Trump RNC Speech

Donald Trump’s Angry, Dark Speech Caps Off a Disastrous RNC Donald Trump’s Angry, Dark Speech Caps Off a Disastrous RNC

The only thing Republicans could seemingly agree on is that Hillary Clinton belongs in prison.

Jul 22, 2016 / Joan Walsh

If Trump’s Speech Sounded Familiar, That’s Because Nixon Gave It First

If Trump’s Speech Sounded Familiar, That’s Because Nixon Gave It First If Trump’s Speech Sounded Familiar, That’s Because Nixon Gave It First

Donald Trump’s law-and-order message is strikingly similar to the speech Richard Nixon delivered in 1968.

Jul 21, 2016 / John Nichols

Why Are People Arrested at the RNC Still In Jail?

Why Are People Arrested at the RNC Still In Jail? Why Are People Arrested at the RNC Still In Jail?

The ACLU is raising an urgent concern, and believes they may be held until after the RNC ends.

Jul 21, 2016 / George Zornick

Indiana Governor Mike Pence

Mike Pence Might Be Even Worse for Women Than Donald Trump Is Mike Pence Might Be Even Worse for Women Than Donald Trump Is

Trump’s vice-presidential pick is a flaming reactionary.

Jul 21, 2016 / Katha Pollitt

Republican man shouts during RNC

The RNC Is a Disaster—So Why Can’t I Sleep at Night? The RNC Is a Disaster—So Why Can’t I Sleep at Night?

A book on Hitler’s mass appeal explains why we can’t underestimate Trump.

Jul 21, 2016 / D.D. Guttenplan

Trump Family Being Weird

The GOP Had a Lousy Convention, but That’s Fine by Donald Trump The GOP Had a Lousy Convention, but That’s Fine by Donald Trump

Republicans underestimated Trump. Democrats cannot afford to make the same mistake.

Jul 22, 2016 / John Nichols

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