Frank Bruni

12/07/2016 - 5:00pm

    A show of hands, please: How many of you would like Donald Trump to step away — far away — from his Twitter account? I’m pretty sure I have a majority, but to be safe: How many can at least agree on no tweets before breakfast?

    Yowza. I’m above 95 percent. Reince, you don...

11/08/2016 - 9:30am

    Tuesday nears, after such epic ugliness. “It’s almost over,” friends say. “We’ll finally be done with this.” What a lovely thought. What a naive fantasy.

    There’s no end here, just a punctuation mark, a...

11/04/2016 - 2:00pm

    Weiner or no Weiner, Hillary Clinton is likely to be our next president.

    But she can’t seem to escape insatiable men.

    She married one — for better, for “bimbo eruptions,...

11/02/2016 - 1:00pm

    Willard Dix is one of the crankiest observers of the college admissions process I know; he’s also one of the smartest. He worked at Amherst, his alma mater, then advised college-bound students at a private secondary school in Chicago. He now blogs about higher education.

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10/29/2016 - 4:00pm

    I hear two observations about the 2016 presidential race so incessantly that they’re like hit songs at peak ubiquity. The lyrics are seared into my brain.

    One is that the Republican and Democratic nominees leave voters with no real choice....

10/27/2016 - 1:00pm

    The media’s responsibility for Donald Trump’s political success will be debated for a good long while, with the network honcho Les Moonves’ words about Trump’s candidacy (“It may not be good for America, but it’s damn good for CBS”) front and center. But almost...

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