The game, it turns out, is rigged. With nothing to lose, they burned it all down.
With no natural deaths in 70 years, maybe we worry a little too much about how old and infirm our presidential candidates are.
Why on Earth might someone actually support Donald Trump? Derek Stanley offers up his reasons.
The Trump/Khan debate has more or less come to its unresolved conclusion. Now it’s time to reflect on what we can learn from it.
You have got to be fishing kidding me.
It’s been well documented that Trump refuses to release his tax information in the run up to the election. But does it really matter?
A new Politico report presents a perfect test case on the question of why people really rally around litmus-test political issues.
…and do we even want it?
We look at the predictions we made last year about the nominations and we make new ones about the election in November!
With the nomination of Donald Trump, the Republican Party has fully embraced white nationalism. This means it is a party that can’t be saved.
I do not stand with the Bernie-or-Bust crowd. But I am of them.
What’s going on with Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin? The press is on it.
Donald Trump is not the person who said the most annoying thing about race this week.
So what exactly is Trump doing?
Reince Priebus defends himself.
In which a human Molotov Cocktail flings himself in the right direction.
You shouldn’t judge Melania Trump by the incompetent actions of her husband’s staff. But you sure as hell should judge the staff.
It’s been a heck of a ride.
On Email Servers, Government Use Thereof
Are you playing in Ordinary Times‘ Veepstakes Fundraiser? Why not?
Burt Likko stumbles into a Black Lives Matter rally.
Public opinion is a wonderful regulator of governments, but only when circumscribed by well-constructed institutions.
If you’re a liberal, you should think twice before rewarding the world’s lamest slumber party.
The nature of the party.
Everything went terribly. Here are some suggestions to make them go less terribly next time.
Like it or not, the 2016 POTUS race is already over.
We can all agree that violence at a political rally is wrong, right? Right? Well…
“Expect to be called a demogogue, but dont be a demogogue.”
Americans constantly re-elect a congress they despise, and they hold other contradictory views too. We are still deeply uncomfortable with this whole democracy thing.
Nobody knew jack about this.
America desperately needs a disciplined, conservative political party — a thing the GOP has not been for quite some time. Here are the six steps those small-c conservatives of the #NeverTrump variety will have to take if they want to stem the rise of Trumpism in their party.
In Which I Throw Water On Enthusiasm
It’s time to stop asking for policy promises from political candidates, and it’s time for candidates to stop making them.
Will a third-party alternative to the GOP win? Nope. But that’s not why there needs to be an alternative.
Sam Columbia had a couple of doctor’s appointments.
While we’ve been ruminating on the Presidential race, we are also learning who the match-ups will be for the major U.S. Senate races happening around the nation. Here is a quick look at what’s going on.