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Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 8:00pm
    Every time there is a terrorist attack attributed to Muslim extremists anywhere in the world, Donald Trump will rush forward to claim, as he did after an Easter bombing in Pakistan, that he alone can solve the problem of radical...
Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 7:00pm
    A lot of people have said a lot of things about Donald Trump's deficiencies, but the most succinct may be this: "beyond repair."     What loose cannon would say such a thing about Trump? Surely it is...
Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 6:00pm
    Policy expert Heather Zichal answers The Washington Post's question: How much should the next president be willing to spend on mitigation or retooling for renewable energy?     The disconnect between the reality...
Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 5:00pm
    Let's be honest. The world would be a better place if a revolutionary tribunal in the near future sent North Korea's Kim Jong-un and his henchmen to the gallows. Kim's subjects are so malnourished that North Koreans are...
Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 4:00pm
    Many people seem to expect Chancellor Angela Merkel to apologize. Her party, the Christian Democratic Union, keeps underperforming in regional elections. Most recently, the CDU took a drubbing in parliamentary elections in Berlin on...
Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 3:00pm
    President Barack Obama's administration has an unfortunate record of prosecuting whistleblowers, some of whom have been important sources for journalists.     That's not a legacy any president should want...
Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 2:00pm
    Many Republicans have lamented some aspect of Donald Trump's campaign. The party's 2012 nominee, Mitt Romney, doesn't like that Trump is a "fraud." House Speaker Paul Ryan has objected to Trump's "...
Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 1:00pm
    July and August were the hottest months for the planet since record keeping began. Scientists are confident that 2016 will be the hottest year. Rising sea levels have made flooding commonplace in several major U.S. cities. And...
Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 11:00am
    When it comes to assessing the presidential race, I prefer to listen to the spies. They tend to be brutally unsentimental, see through the nonsense and cut to the cold, hard bottom line. And right now, two of the world’s...
Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 10:00am
    Firewalls are supposed to prevent unauthorized access to a computer system.     Virginia has served as a political firewall for Democrats in recent election cycles, and the Clinton campaign seemed to make a critical...
Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 9:00am
    In the past decade, two major movements for criminal justice reform have arisen: the push against mass incarceration and Black Lives Matter's mobilization against police brutality. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has...
Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 8:00am
    Where and how did birtherism start? Not, certainly, with Hillary Clinton, no matter what Donald Trump says. For that matter, birtherism did not even originate with the specific false accusation, or calumny, that Barack Obama was not...
Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 12:00am
    When people talk about the benefits and harms from trade, they usually refer to the labor market. That makes sense, since losing a job has a huge impact on a person's life. Even if you can find another job, it takes time and...
Friday, September 23, 2016 - 8:00pm
    After a six-month hiatus from the campaign trail, listening to a Donald Trump speech, and the audience reactions to it, is a powerful experience. Although his message hasn't changed much, Trump's skill as a candidate and his...
Friday, September 23, 2016 - 7:00pm
    So it's come to this: The institutional position of the Republican Party in the great birther controversy roiling the 2016 campaign -- a consequential chapter in our political history -- is now essentially that Donald Trump did...
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