Gene Lyons

12/08/2016 - 2:00pm

    Amid the climate of disbelief and fear among Democrats following Donald Trump's election, a fascinating debate has broken out about what's called "identity politics" on the left, "political correctness" by the right.

    And about damn time, I say. The kind of race- and...

08/09/2016 - 9:00am

    The question isn't so much if Donald Trump can win the election as whether or not he'll still be the GOP candidate come November. Nobody can predict what mad trajectory the Republican nominee's campaign might take. But given Trump's erratic, politically...

08/01/2016 - 3:00pm

    It's always been my conviction that if Hillary Clinton could be appointed president, she'd do a bang-up job. Getting elected, however, might prove more difficult. Michelle Goldberg does an excellent job defining the problem in a Slate article about why so many...

07/28/2016 - 11:00pm

    Here we go again. At the rate these campus sexual abuse sagas are making news, it's reasonable to ask what college administrators can possibly be thinking about. Here's the latest Washington Post headline from the University of Virginia, an institution for...

07/18/2016 - 7:00am

    Return with us now to those thrilling days of yesteryear: specifically to September 1992, when Attorney General William P. Barr, top-ranking FBI officials, and -- believe it or not -- a Treasury Department functionary who actually sold "Presidential Bitch" T-...

07/08/2016 - 8:00am

    You read it here first: "Fearless prediction," this column began on April 6, "No legalistic deus ex machina will descend to save the nation from the dread specter of President Hillary Rodham Clinton ... no Kenneth Starr-style 'independent'...

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