Charles Blow

03/02/2017 - 10:00am

    Donald Trump’s unrelenting assault on the media is in fact an assault on the implacability of truth, the notion of accountability and the power of free speech. It is also a bit of a bow to the conspiracy theorizing that Trump is wont to do.

    Last week at CPAC, the politically crippled Reince...

02/26/2017 - 12:00pm

    Folks, we have been here before.

    After Ronald Reagan, a celebrity-turned-politician, carried 49 states in his devastating defeat of Walter Mondale in 1984, Democrats were whining and moaning, shuffling their feet and scratching their heads.

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02/19/2017 - 6:00pm

    Every day there is a fresh outrage emerging from the murky bog of the Donald Trump administration.

    Every day there is a new round of questions and a new set of concerns that raise anxieties and lower trust.

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02/18/2017 - 2:00pm

    The Trump resistance movement is stretching its wings, engaging its muscles and feeling its power. It is large and strong and tough. It has moved past debilitating grief and into righteous anger, assiduous organization and pressing activism.

    Welcome...

02/11/2017 - 6:00pm

    President Barack Obama was no fan of the dreadful 2010 Supreme Court decision ruling in favor of corporate personhood. In that case, Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, the court asserted that political spending, including by corporations, was a form of speech protected by the First...

02/06/2017 - 8:00am

    So the “president,” who was “elected” under the fog of Russian interference (now under investigation by both houses of Congress) and with a boost from the director of the FBI (now under investigation by the Justice Department’s inspector general), has just made a nomination...

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