Articles of Interest
May 07, 2016, 12:31pm
By Gail Collins – The New York Times.

There’s no reason you couldn’t do the Republican vice-presidential search as a reality show. Donald Trump is good at that stuff. Plus it’s more than two months until the convention, and I … Read more »

May 04, 2016, 2:08pm

By Editorial Board – The New York Times.

The Republican Party’s trek into the darkness took a fateful step in Indiana on Tuesday.

The Hoosier State delivered an all-but-crowning victory to Donald Trump, who beat Ted Cruz soundly in the … Read more »

May 02, 2016, 4:12pm

By Nicholas Kristof – The New York Times.

REPUBLICANS have often been indignant at being portrayed as waging a “war on women,” and the rhetoric sometimes was, indeed, a bit over the top. Until Donald Trump showed up.

Trump seems … Read more »

April 29, 2016, 4:22pm

By Paul Krugman – New York Times.

Maybe we need a new cliché: It ain’t over until Carly Fiorina sings. Anyway, it really is over — definitively on the Democratic side, with high probability on the Republican side. And the … Read more »

April 26, 2016, 6:44pm

New York Times.

Tuesday’s primaries in Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Maryland, Delaware and Rhode Island could bring Donald Trump close to securing the delegates he needs to win the Republican presidential nomination, though probably not all the way there. After a series … Read more »

April 15, 2016, 6:49pm

By Jann S. Wenner – Rolling Stone.

It’s hard not to love Bernie Sanders. He has proved to be a gifted and eloquent politician. He has articulated the raw and deep anger about the damage the big banks did to … Read more »

April 15, 2016, 6:46pm

By Paul Krugman – The New York Times.

A couple of months ago, Jeb Bush (remember him?) posted a photo of his monogrammed handgun to Twitter, with the caption “America.” Bill de Blasio, New York’s mayor, responded with a pictureRead more »

April 14, 2016, 5:48pm
By Roger Cohen – The New York Times.

Liberalism is dead. Or at least it is on the ropes. Triumphant a quarter-century ago, when liberal democracy appeared to have prevailed definitively over the totalitarian utopias that exacted such a toll … Read more »

April 13, 2016, 2:10pm

Editorial Board – New York Times

What Secretary of State John Kerry called his “gut wrenching” visit to the Hiroshima war memorial on Monday served several purposes. As the highest-ranking official in an American administration ever to visit the site, … Read more »

April 08, 2016, 5:47pm

By Paul Krugman – New York Times.

From the beginning, many and probably most liberal policy wonks were skeptical about Bernie Sanders. On many major issues — including the signature issues of his campaign, especially financial reform — he seemed … Read more »