Frank Bruni

03/05/2015 - 7:54pm

    Maybe those of us who write about politics and campaigns should adopt a bristly uniform of hair shirts, so that we're constantly atoning for our sins.

    Maybe we should wear targets, the better for our critics to take aim at us.

01/23/2015 - 3:41am

    Every time I read about the actor Mark Wahlberg's bid to be pardoned by the state of Massachusetts for crimes he committed in his youth, I flash back to the days I spent with him for a Times magazine profile just before "Boogie Nights" came...

01/23/2015 - 2:14am

    There's an adage in my business that it's not news when a dog bites a man, only when a man bites a dog.

    By that reasoning, the political story of the year so far is Paul Ryan's...

01/15/2015 - 5:01am

    I've been called many unpleasant things in my life, and I've deserved no small number of them. But I chafe at this latest label:

    A threat to your religious liberty.

01/15/2015 - 4:12am

    We measure our presidents against not only our hopes for the present, which are sometimes unreasonable, but also our understanding of the past, which can be just as flawed.

    Has a misreading of...

01/08/2015 - 8:34pm

    Jeb and Hillary. Hillary and Jeb. It's getting to the point where a mention of one yields a reference to the other, where they're semantically inseparable, presidentially conjoined. Should we just go the extra step, save ourselves some syllables and...

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