E.J. Dionne Jr.

07/29/2016 - 9:00pm

    After a raucous Republican convention nominated the very conservative Barry Goldwater in 1964, President Lyndon Johnson's campaign ran an advertisement quoting William Scranton, Pennsylvania's moderate governor, describing "Goldwaterism" as a "crazy-quilt collection of absurd and dangerous...

06/01/2016 - 9:00am

    Unless you are a pacifist, you accept that evil acts -- the destruction of other human lives -- can be justified, even necessary, in pursuit of good and urgent ends.

    But unless you are amoral, you also...

05/29/2016 - 7:00am

    Here's the irony of Donald Trump's "America First," immigrant-bashing, free-trade-averse, make-us-great-again nationalism: It is a European import.

    The American right has typically been...

05/24/2016 - 11:00am

    From the coverage of the 2016 campaign over the last six months, you would think that American workers battered by economic change have finally won their moment in the political sun.

    After all, Donald Trump...

05/22/2016 - 8:00am

    The success of Bernie Sanders' insurgency is a marvel and an achievement.

    His showing is a mark of the anger and frustration felt by so many Americans over the abuses of capitalism that led to the crash...

05/16/2016 - 6:00pm

    "No modern precedent exists for the revival of a party so badly defeated, so intensely discredited, and so essentially split as the Republican Party is today."

    Thus wrote George Gilder and Bruce...

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