January 22, 2017, 5:45am
Donald Trump’s inauguration heralds a new age of arrogance and says something sad and scary.
By Frank Bruni – The New York Times.
WASHINGTON — The word popped up in the opening sentence of Barack Obama’s first Inaugural Address and … Read more »
January 22, 2017, 5:43am
– The New York Times.
An analysis of news footage appears to indicate that fewer people attended President Trump’s inauguration than President Obama’s in 2009. The footage on this page was … Read more »
January 22, 2017, 5:38am
– The New York Times.
WASHINGTON — President Trump used his first full day in office on Saturday to unleash a remarkably bitter attack on the news media, falsely accusing journalists of both … Read more »
January 22, 2017, 5:34am
President Trump presented such a graceless and disturbingly ahistoric vision of America on Friday that his Inaugural Address cast more doubt than hope on his presidency.
Instead of summoning the best … Read more »
January 21, 2017, 2:47am
By Coral Davenport – The New York Times.
WASHINGTON — Within moments of the inauguration of President Trump, the official White House website on Friday deleted nearly all mentions of climate change. The one exception: Mr. Trump’s vow to … Read more »
January 21, 2017, 2:45am
By Paul Krugman – The New York Times.
Betsy DeVos, whom Donald Trump has nominated as education secretary, doesn’t know basic education terms, doesn’t know about federal statutes governing special education, but thinks school officials should carry guns to … Read more »
January 20, 2017, 5:51pm
By Jonathan Chait – New York Magazine.
“This guy is a con artist. He’s always making things up. No one holds him accountable for it.” —Marco Rubio
“It’s called a confidence game. Why? Because you give me your confidence? No. … Read more »
January 20, 2017, 5:50pm
By David Remnick – The New Yorker.
On September 17, 1787, as Benjamin Franklin was leaving the deliberations of the Constitutional Convention, at Independence Hall, in Philadelphia, a woman called out to him, saying, “Well, Doctor, what have we got, … Read more »
January 20, 2017, 3:36pm
By Jennifer Rubin – The Washington Post.
Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) ran circles around Treasury nominee Steven Mnuchin on the topic of President-elect Donald Trump’s foreign holdings and debt held by foreign banks.
McCaskill got Mnuchin to acknowledge Trump will … Read more »