After four years of running in place, November 2016 seems like a lifetime ago. The United States of 2020 is a very different place, at once more devastated and more hopeful than at least we were a mere four years ago.
- October 8, 2020
October 7, 2020 Recent polls suggest that Trump’s debate performance last week (was it only last week?!) and his attempt to look strong after coronavirus spread through the White House have not helped him politically. Most polls have him behind Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden by double digits. An article in Politico today was subtitled: “The new surveys fall into two buckets: those that are bad for the president, and those that are horrible.” Trump’s plan for the election ...
- August 21, 2017Artists rebuke Trump in a cleverly worded protest letter disbanding his arts council, and the president announces he won’t attend this year’s Kennedy Center Honors.
- June 30, 2017Once elected, Ro Khanna was supposed to go back to being a centrist. Instead, he veered way left.
- June 5, 2017Geography matters. And unlike some other groups in the Democrats' coalition, white working-class voters go to the polls regularly.
- May 30, 2017“When people in power invent their own facts and attack those who question them, it can mark the beginning of the end of a free society.”