Friday, July 19, 2019
The homemade peanut butter ice cream is great. The gnats are awful; they dive-bomb your eyes. Plains, Georgia hasn’t changed much since Jimmy Carter returned home after losing re-election 40 years ago. It’s still a pretty isolated place...
Medicare for All is a nice catchphrase, but for a party seeking to unseat President Trump, it is a poison pill that the Democratic candidates should not swallow whole. The popularizer of the idea, Bernie Sanders, conceded under...
Bernie Sanders is the most popular senator in America, according to the last 11 Morning Consult polls, a distinction that may say as much about the institution and its fall from grace as the curmudgeonly...
“Less is more” doesn’t have the ring of “It’s the economy, stupid” but it sums up the Biden campaign’s rope-a-dope strategy, engaging as little as possible with the media and the public as other Democratic primary candidates...
Young, mostly male, and overwhelmingly white judges appointed by President Trump are on the cusp of remaking the once reliably liberal Ninth Circuit of the Court of Appeals, the nation’s...
At least three of the nearly two dozen Democrats eyeing the presidency would have a good shot at winning a Senate race and helping to end the GOP’s domination. Instead they chose not to answer...
At least three of the nearly two dozen Democrats eyeing the presidency would have a good shot at winning a Senate race and helping to end the GOP’s domination. Instead they chose not to answer their party’s...
Jimmy Carter won the presidency in 1976 because he understood the mood of the country, and because his message of populist reform reached disaffected voters in a way that eluded other more established politicians...
In every presidential election, there is talk of a brokered convention in which the finalists jostle for power in a mad scramble to amass the requisite delegates to win the nomination. Political junkies...
When about a dozen men, along with one woman, filed into the Politics and Prose bookstore in the midst of Jonathan Metzl’s talk about Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment is Killing America’s Heartland,...

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