Gail Collins

12/01/2016 - 2:00pm

    On Thanksgiving, Americans sat down to dinner, looked at the big turkey and thought about Donald Trump.

    OK, that was totally the wrong attitude. We’re supposed to be having a reset. The president-elect has been going out of his way to build bridges. He came to The Times this week for a long...

11/26/2016 - 7:00pm

    Today, Donald Trump as diplomat. We’re not talking about the big stuff, like his ominous national security appointments — I know you’ve had a hard week. Let’s take it easy and just look at his phone calls with heads of state.

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11/23/2016 - 9:00am

    One of Donald Trump’s big advantages now is that he has so many awful associates. No matter what appointees he foists on us, there’s always another pal who’d have been worse. If he names some federal land-grabbing oilman as secretary of the interior, people are going to sigh with...

11/18/2016 - 7:00pm

    It took Hillary Clinton a while to talk about the first-woman-president idea. She didn’t stress it early in her 2008 campaign. But people kept coming up to her with pictures of their grandmothers who got to vote for the first time in 1920. Others begged her to get the job done so they could see a...

11/15/2016 - 3:00pm

    Well, wow. We’ve got a president-elect who a great many Americans regard as the spawn of Satan. A dimwitted, meanspirited spawn embodying the nation’s worst flaws, failings and nightmares.

    But on the lighter side ...

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11/08/2016 - 8:00am

    OK, guys. It’s election time. You probably have a few last-minute questions. Fire away.

    I live in Florida and I am so, so, so tired of this! I can’t turn on the TV without looking at a stupid Trump or Clinton ad, and every five minutes...

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