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Our system was built on norms that no longer exist. It’s time to rewrite the rules. Read more

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Can a post-Trump America pull itself back from the brink? Read more

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When the ends justify the means, anything goes. Read more

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On its 243rd birthday, the American experiment is more fragile than you think. It’s not just about Trump. Read more

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The thing about original sin is, you pay for it eventually. Read more

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Will the consummate bullshitter bullshit us into another bullshit war? Read more

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There are lots of important issues. One is more urgent than the rest. Read more

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What Jackie Kennedy and the saga of the U.S.S. John McCain can teach us about the president of the United States. Read more

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We dismiss him as clueless, and he is. But that doesn’t make him less dangerous. Read more

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It’s not about abortion. It’s about control. Read more

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What Joe Biden gets wrong about American politics in 2020. Read more

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He’s the culmination of a half-century of calculated cynicism that stoked racial resentment, and three decades of Fox News and talk-radio propaganda that laid the groundwork for an army of angry, aggrieved white men. Read more

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Spin all you want, but there’s no vindication in Mueller’s report. Read more

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The bad news: He thinks he can do what he wants. The good news: He’s very bad at doing stuff. Read more

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American politics is incredibly dumb right now. British politics is somehow even dumber. Read more

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Trump is a man surrounded by smoke shouting that there’s never been fire Read more

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He needs it, so he feeds it Read more

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He can’t win. He needs the other guys to lose. You’re going to hear the S-word a lot. Read more

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If your progressive agenda doesn’t include institutional reform, you’re just kidding yourself. Read more

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