Gail Collins

02/11/2016 - 12:00am

    When it comes to bringing us all together, I don’t think anybody is better at it than Martin Shkreli.

    Shkreli is a 32-year-old former hedge fund manager — see, I just said “hedge fund manager” and already masses of readers are...

01/13/2016 - 3:00pm

    We have come a long way in the debate on gun safety. Well, actually we haven’t come anywhere at all. But we’ve certainly talked a lot.

    And the lines have just hardened. Last week President Barack...

01/10/2016 - 11:00am

    Let’s talk for a minute about Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump.

    Both of them were in New York this week. Sanders made a speech about Wall Street to a large and boisterous crowd. They cheered his idea of...

01/06/2016 - 12:00am

    Happy New Year! We’re going to have an exciting 2016 — including, of course, the finale of a presidential race that seems to have been underway since Woodstock.

    So much to look back on, so little...

12/27/2015 - 10:00am

    Happy holidays! I say this with some trepidation, because Donald Trump has vowed that when he is president, “We’re all going to be saying ‘Merry Christmas’ again.” That was a while ago, during his war on the Starbucks coffee cup design. So...

12/24/2015 - 9:00pm

    One of the great things about the American political system is the amount of time it gives us to think about corn.

    Oh, sure, there’s national security and taxes, but you’d be talking about them...

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