E.J. Dionne Jr.

06/22/2016 - 4:00pm

    A political crisis is usually preceded by an intellectual and moral crisis. Dominant ideas that once seemed to hang together lose their hold when they are exposed as contradictory and incoherent.

     Similarly, moral claims made on behalf of a worldview...

04/28/2016 - 6:00pm

    Republicans are a more ideological party than the Democrats, but ideology has mattered less in the GOP primaries this year than in the race between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders.

    Clinton is in a nearly...

04/26/2016 - 6:00am

    If authenticity is your calling card, how do you become authentically inauthentic?

    Welcome to the New Donald Trump, a marvel of the Twitter-Cable-Facebook Non-Industrial Complex and the age of minuscule...

04/20/2016 - 7:00pm

    Compared with the ferocious fractiousness of the Republican campaign, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are operating by rules inspired by St. Francis of Assisi, the gentle animal-loving holy man whom Pat Buchanan once derided as "the pacifist with the pigeons....

04/17/2016 - 2:00pm

    On the day that Paul Ryan said he really, truly, honestly did not want to be the Republicans' presidential savior, John Kasich did his best to channel the House speaker. Both undertakings underscored how much trouble the old pro-business, pro-tax-cut conservatism...

04/13/2016 - 7:00am

    The 2016 election is transforming the religious landscape of American politics.

    It's hard to imagine a Democratic presidential candidate receiving a mid-campaign invitation to speak at the Vatican.

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