E.J. Dionne Jr.

04/23/2015 - 1:06pm

    In all of rock 'n' roll history, one of the most misguided if entirely memorable refrains came in an otherwise excellent 1965 song by The Who. "I hope I die before I get old," they declared in "My Generation." I doubt that many people who joyfully sang along with those lyrics 50...

04/23/2015 - 11:21am

    Jim Brulte, California's Republican chairman, has sobering but useful words for his party's leaders and 2016 candidates: If they don't learn from what happened to the GOP here, they may doom themselves to repeating its decidedly unpleasant...

04/16/2015 - 5:41pm

    The problem with most discussions of political polarization is that they reach quickly for technical causes and solutions. Our politics are polarized, we are told, because of gerrymandered districts, the rise of opinionated media sources and party primaries...

04/16/2015 - 4:42pm

    It's Hillary Clinton, not Jeb Bush, who will take former President George H. W. Bush as her role model. Her road to victory was blazed by Jeb's dad in 1988.

    It would help a great deal, of...

04/08/2015 - 11:19pm

    We are all obsessed with our brands these days, and no one more so than states competing fiercely for jobs and businesses. Some of them are quickly learning that being seen as anti-gay is dangerous to their images.

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04/08/2015 - 10:16pm

    Deals involving limits on weapons, nukes or otherwise, are intricate and technical. Only a limited number of people among arms-control connoisseurs fully grasp the meaning of every detail.

    Yet in...

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