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Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 2:00pm
    Those who’ve been raising alarms about Facebook are right: Almost every minute that we spend on our smartphones and tablets and laptops, thumbing through favorite websites and scrolling through personalized feeds, we’re...
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 1:00pm
    Sometimes people are surprised, or even unsettled, by how sanguine I can be about the coming election. I sometimes say that it’s not that I have some magic foresight about the outcome — I don’t make predictions like...
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 11:00am
    From the coverage of the 2016 campaign over the last six months, you would think that American workers battered by economic change have finally won their moment in the political sun.     After all, Donald Trump is...
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 10:00am
    Stonewaller, shape-shifter, liar. I wrote last week about how an all-but-certain presidential nominee embodied these characteristics, prompting comments from readers observing, with varying degrees of snarkiness, that they had...
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 9:00am
    Never have so many people with so little knowledge made so many consequential decisions for the rest of us.     A person need only survey the inanity of the ongoing presidential race to comprehend that the most...
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 8:00am
    On CNN yesterday, Hillary Clinton compared Bernie Sanders's position in the 2016 Democratic primary to her position during her 2008 run against Barack Obama, saying she has "an insurmountable lead in pledged delegates"...
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 7:00am
    The Clintons have been targeted by trumped-up scandals from Whitewater to Benghazi. There also are self-inflicted wounds: President Bill Clinton's dalliance with Monica Lewinsky and Hillary Clinton's use of private email...
Monday, May 23, 2016 - 12:00am
    If you wonder whether Donald Trump's lack of experience in the national security arena could hurt his candidacy, consider Senator Angus King, the only independent in Congress. After a recent trip on the "doomsday plane,...
Sunday, May 22, 2016 - 6:00pm
    That was pretty snarky of TV’s Samantha Bee to enlist Michelle Branch to retool her 2000 hit “Goodbye to You” as “Goodbye to Cruz.”     However, when Branch sang of Ted Cruz, “I...
Sunday, May 22, 2016 - 5:00pm
    Bernie Sanders is playing a dangerous game. If he and his campaign continue their scorched-earth attacks against the Democratic Party, they will succeed only in one thing: electing Donald Trump as president.     I...
Sunday, May 22, 2016 - 4:00pm
    What a political roller-coaster of a year it's been. A month ago, pundits were praising the superior delegate-counting operation of Ted Cruz. Today, he's out of the hunt and Donald Trump, not Cruz, is the Republican Party...
Sunday, May 22, 2016 - 3:00pm
    Donald Trump's release of a list of his possible Supreme Court choices raises a question. Why don't most presidential candidates let voters know who they will appoint to the court or the Cabinet or other high offices if they...
Sunday, May 22, 2016 - 2:00pm
    If anyone reading this column still believes in the "Olympic ideal," please give me a call: I've got a stadium in Rio de Janeiro I'd like to sell you.     Discredited long ago by the very corruption...
Sunday, May 22, 2016 - 1:00pm
    As Bernie Sanders and his enthusiastic followers cling to their hope to survive in the fight for the Democratic presidential nomination, some of them seem to be veering into self-destructive behavior more associated with the rival...
Sunday, May 22, 2016 - 11:00am
    The British electorate does not need Americans to tell them how to vote in the June 23 referendum, and I wouldn't dare try. I have always had great admiration for the British people -- and great respect for the country's...
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