Frank Bruni

01/14/2017 - 12:00pm

    If you happened to watch CNN on Friday morning, you saw a brutal exchange about Russian hacking between a righteous anchor with steam coming out of his ears and a right-wing operative with ice in her veins.

    “Chris Cuomo bulldozes Kellyanne Conway,” said a headline in one of the many...

01/12/2017 - 8:00am

    Hillary Clinton as New York City mayor?

    Imagine the fun:

    City building inspectors start to show up daily at Trump Tower, where they find a wobbly beam here, a missing smoke detector there,...

01/09/2017 - 11:00am

    Donald Trump rightly reprimanded House Republicans on Tuesday for their move to disembowel the Office of Congressional Ethics, but let’s not be duped or dumb. This was like a crackhead dad fuming at his kids for smoking a little weed.

    Their...

01/02/2017 - 4:00pm

    Some years ago I had the privilege of a long evening with Carrie Fisher, starting at her house in Beverly Hills and proceeding to a nearby restaurant, and she talked so expansively — about her memories of “Star Wars,” about her electric shock treatments, about Diet Coke, about...

12/27/2016 - 5:00pm

    As the moment of judgment neared, they barely slept, convinced that their very futures were on the line. Dread consumed them. Panic overwhelmed them.

    I don’t mean Americans awaiting the Electoral College’s validation of Donald Trump....

12/17/2016 - 8:00pm

    Paul Ryan has long been cast as Congress’ Boy Scout: earnest, honest and brimming with the best intentions, whether you agree with his proposals or not.

    Donald Trump is putting an ugly end to that.

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