Francis Wilkinson

12/01/2016 - 1:00pm

    With Donald Trump poised to assume power over the federal government, individual Republicans must decide whether they are on Team Trump, Team Conservative or Team America. The overwhelming majority will choose the first, and most expedient, category. They will use Trump, and be used by him, to advance their own ambition, trampling underfoot whatever...

11/24/2016 - 2:00pm

    Now more than ever, California is the capital of liberal America. It will be a kind of Democratic government-in-exile starting in January, when a popular liberal president is succeeded by a 70-year-old who built his campaign on resentment of two of the Golden State's most ornate pillars: the...

11/23/2016 - 4:00pm

    House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wisconsin, said last weekend that there will be no deportation force rounding up undocumented immigrants. President-elect Donald Trump, Ryan's new boss, said he will deport 2 million or 2 million undocumented immigrants. Both may be right.

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11/15/2016 - 7:00pm

    Dear Protesters:

    I'm glad you were able to march. It's empowering and cathartic and washes away some of the anxiety that the election has generated.

    I understand why you are upset. You...

11/10/2016 - 4:00pm

    The Democrats' coalition of the ascendant did not ascend. Hispanic voters did not overwhelm. Black voters did not deliver. Rural and working-class whites abandoned the party in droves.

    The Democratic Party is dependent on the presidency. Without...

11/06/2016 - 1:00pm

    After Yale University economist Robert Shiller this week signed a letter supporting Hillary Clinton, he explained that he normally doesn't engage in politics, but that "the destruction that Trump's campaign tactics have done to the institutions of this nation is a great moral issue."...

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