Frank Bruni

05/24/2016 - 2:00pm

    Those who’ve been raising alarms about Facebook are right: Almost every minute that we spend on our smartphones and tablets and laptops, thumbing through favorite websites and scrolling through personalized feeds, we’re pointed toward foregone conclusions. We’re pressured to conform.

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04/09/2016 - 3:00pm

    In recent days I’ve read that Donald Trump is finally done and I’ve read that these reports of his death are greatly exaggerated. I’ve had smart people tell me confidently that a loss in Wisconsin would almost surely prevent him from winning the...

04/06/2016 - 8:00am

    Our infrastructure is inexcusable, much of our public education is miserable and one of our leading presidential candidates is a know-nothing, say-anything egomaniac who yanks harder every day at the tattered fabric of civil discourse and fundamental decency in this...

04/01/2016 - 4:00pm

    Cementing its standing as the most selective institution of higher education in the country, Stanford University announced this week that it had once again received a record-setting number of applications and that its acceptance rate — which had dropped to a...

03/30/2016 - 12:00am

    It was clear to me weeks ago, even before Marco Rubio threw in the towel, that the GOP was getting ready to cuddle with Ted Cruz.

    But I never expected a love quite like this to bloom.

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03/21/2016 - 12:00am

    Remember the euphoria with which the race for the Republican presidential nomination began? Such a buffet of political talent! Governors and ex-governors galore!

    By Tuesday those high spirits had deflated to...

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