Frank Bruni

09/25/2014 - 12:26pm

    In case you missed it, our nation's officeholders, current and former, have been working overtime to make us proud.

    Ted Cruz threw a histrionic hissy fit in front of Arab Christians. Sarah Palin went to a birthday party where her family...

06/19/2014 - 1:04am

    The Yale applicant had terrific test scores. She had fantastic grades. As one of Yale's admissions officers, Michael Motto, leafed through her application, he found himself more and more impressed.

    Then he got to her essay. As he remembers it, she mentioned a...

06/12/2014 - 3:16am

    See Hillary run.

    I don't mean for president, not officially. I mean around the country, from TV studio to town hall, New York to Chicago to Austin to Washington. It's been said that she needs to prove her fitness for a big campaign, and her tour for her book...

06/09/2014 - 1:03am

    Among Americans age 40 and older, there's a pastime more popular than football, Candy Crush or HBO.

    It's bashing millennials.

    Oh, the hours of fun we have, marveling at their self-fascination and gaping at their...

06/05/2014 - 3:33am

    One of the many problems with our all-Hillary-all-the-time news fixation is the way it obscures other juicy Democratic dramas, shoving their stars into the wings.

    Andrew Cuomo, come on out to center stage. You deserve it, you sly, ruthless, freshly humbled man. She...

06/02/2014 - 12:24am

    We no longer have news. We have springboards for commentary. We have cues for Tweets.

    Something happens, and before the facts are even settled, the morals are deduced and the lessons drawn. The story is absorbed into agendas. Everyone has a preferred take on it, a...

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