E.J. Dionne Jr.

09/26/2016 - 7:00pm

    Like it or not, the decision we make in this November's election will be a choice on behalf of the entire world. How we vote will determine whether the forces of democracy, openness and religious tolerance remain strong, or whether our country throws in its lot with tribalism, prejudice and authoritarianism.

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09/26/2016 - 4:00pm

    I don't envy Lester Holt. No matter what he does in the first presidential debate, he'll be denounced. But this certainty should be liberating. If you know the brickbats will come one way or the other, you might as well do the right thing.

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09/22/2016 - 3:00pm

    Spiro Agnew is remembered for pleading no contest to tax evasion charges related to bribery and resigning as Richard Nixon's vice president. But his signal political achievement was igniting a campaign that endured for more than four decades painting the mainstream media as biased, liberal and...

09/19/2016 - 5:00pm

    Even Donald Trump is capable of posing interesting questions, and he asked one of this election's most important when he declared: "What the hell do you have to lose?"

    He was specifically addressing his query to African-Americans, but...

09/16/2016 - 6:00pm

    This is the inversion election, a contest in which so many of our familiar mental categories have been turned upside down.

     This year, it's the Republican presidential candidate who says the United States isn't great anymore and the...

09/15/2016 - 12:00am

    This is the inversion election, a contest in which so many of our familiar mental categories have been turned upside down.

     This year, it's the Republican presidential candidate who says the United States isn't great anymore and the...

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