Articles of Interest
November 04, 2016, 9:56am

The election is just five days away, and something truly frightening is happening, something with far-reaching implications for the immediate future of American politics. Republicans, led by Donald Trump but by no means limited to him, are engaging in kind … Read more »

November 03, 2016, 6:12pm

And it was a long time coming.

By Charles P. Pierce – Esquire.

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Of all the astonishing things in an astonishing (and increasingly grim) presidential campaign, the sudden involvement of elements of the Federal … Read more »

November 03, 2016, 6:10pm

Editorial Board – The Washington Post.

AS THE 2016 presidential campaign draws to a close, Donald Trump is airing commercials that present him as a change agent who will shake up Washington. Not a mainstream politician, exactly, but nothing to … Read more »

November 03, 2016, 3:34pm

By Charles M. Blow – The New York Times.

There are only a handful of days until Election Day and an end to this phase of a nation’s — and the world’s — ebb and flow of anxiety. The day … Read more »

November 02, 2016, 12:44pm

By Frank Bruni – New York Times.

Weiner or no Weiner, Hillary Clinton is likely to be our next president.

But she can’t seem to escape insatiable men.

She married one — for better, for “bimbo eruptions,” for two terms … Read more »

November 01, 2016, 1:55pm

By – The New Yorker.

Charles Lindbergh was a national hero, then a fascist sympathizer. History will be just as brutal to more than a few current Republican leaders.… Read more »

November 01, 2016, 5:45am

By Gabriel Roth –

How should voters weigh the sins of these two uniquely corrupt candidates?

As late as last week, voters on both sides were united in the sincere belief that the candidates had litigated all relevant points

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October 31, 2016, 4:20pm

By Spencer Ackerman – The Guardian.

Office of Special Counsel received complaint against Comey and says ‘in general’ it opens cases into allegations of interfering with elections.

By publicly discussing a renewed investigative focus on Hillary Clinton, the FBI director, Read more »

October 31, 2016, 3:56pm

By John W. Dean – The New York Times.

Donald J. Trump wasted no time in seizing on the unprecedented letter that the F.B.I. director, James B. Comey, sent to Congress on Friday, regarding the bureau’s investigations into Hillary ClintonRead more »

October 31, 2016, 3:56pm

By Paul Krugman – The New York Times.

The cryptic letter James Comey, the F.B.I. director, sent to Congress on Friday looked bizarre at the time — seeming to hint at a major new Clinton scandal, but offering no substance. … Read more »