Donald Trump

Believe It: Trump Can Defeat Hillary

Believe It: Trump Can Defeat Hillary Believe It: Trump Can Defeat Hillary

The Paris attacks have made the demagogue even stronger.

Nov 20, 2015 / Leslie Savan

Trump SNL Protest

Does Larry David Deserve $5,000 for Kinda, Sorta Calling Donald Trump a Racist? Does Larry David Deserve $5,000 for Kinda, Sorta Calling Donald Trump a Racist?

Comedians and activists weigh in on whether David called attention to Trump’s racism or protected SNL from criticism.

Nov 12, 2015 / Katie Halper

Ben Carson

Ben Carson Is As Wrong About Wage Hikes as He Was About the Pyramids Ben Carson Is As Wrong About Wage Hikes as He Was About the Pyramids

Truman almost doubled the minimum wage. A year later, the unemployment rate was dramatically lower.

Nov 11, 2015 / John Nichols

GOP debate November 10

A Billionaire, Some Millionaires, and a No-Show Senator Debate How Best to Block Wage Hikes A Billionaire, Some Millionaires, and a No-Show Senator Debate How Best to Block Wage Hikes

Fast-food workers were on the streets asking for wage hikes and union rights, but the candidates spoke to the billionaire class.

Nov 11, 2015 / John Nichols

Am I the Only Person Who Thinks Larry David Wasn’t Funny on Trump’s ‘SNL’?

Am I the Only Person Who Thinks Larry David Wasn’t Funny on Trump’s ‘SNL’? Am I the Only Person Who Thinks Larry David Wasn’t Funny on Trump’s ‘SNL’?

Shouting “Trump’s a racist!” helped inoculate Trump—and SNL—from seeming racist.

Nov 10, 2015 / Leslie Savan

Tom Tomorrow

Ms. Fiorina, What Is Your Favorite Color? Ms. Fiorina, What Is Your Favorite Color?

And other questions from the GOP dream debate.

Nov 10, 2015 / Tom Tomorrow

Matt Bevin, Jack Conway

Warning From Kentucky: Managerial Democrats Can Lose to Extreme Republicans Warning From Kentucky: Managerial Democrats Can Lose to Extreme Republicans

A Republican referred to as “Kentucky’s Trump” just beat a mainstream Democrat in a race the Democrats should have won.

Nov 4, 2015 / John Nichols

Welcome to America, Where We Fight for the Freedom to Visit Disney World

Welcome to America, Where We Fight for the Freedom to Visit Disney World Welcome to America, Where We Fight for the Freedom to Visit Disney World

That’s why we went to war in Iraq and Afghanistan, right?

Oct 29, 2015 / Tom Engelhardt

GOP Debate

Republican Candidates Beat the Populist Drum Republican Candidates Beat the Populist Drum

Big, powerful, corrupt bureaucracy works only for the big, powerful, wealthy, and well-connected—says big, powerful, wealthy, well-connected former CEO.  

Oct 29, 2015 / D.D. Guttenplan

Jeb Bush speaks as Marco Rubio looks on during the October 28 Republican presidential debate.

Give Jeb Bush a ‘Warm Kiss’ Goodbye Give Jeb Bush a ‘Warm Kiss’ Goodbye

After last night’s sorry performance, expect more calls for Bush to exit the race.

Oct 29, 2015 / Joan Walsh

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