CHURCH AND STATE
The Evangelicals Trying to Turn America Into a Theocracy
Trump Is a Symptom of an Age That’s Been a Long Time Coming
What does history’s magic 8-ball say about how we wound up with Donald Trump? Two historians try to supply the context.
THE NOT-TOO-DISTANT FUTURE
HBO Imagines How Trumpian Politicians Will Destroy the World
A new miniseries starring the great Emma Thompson envisions how populist politicians (like Trump) will wreak havoc on planet Earth—from nuclear war to ravaging the environment.
WINTER IS HERE
Why ‘Game of Thrones’ Appeals to Elizabeth Warren and Trump
The HBO epic has inspired presidential tweets and Elizabeth Warren op-eds, and, despite its lack of diversity, Black Twitter has long provided the most entertaining commentary.
READY FOR HER CLOSE-UP
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Becomes a Bona Fide Movie Star
The Netflix doc, premiering May 1, won the Festival Favorite award at Sundance and was acquired for $10 million. And if you thought AOC was big before, you ain’t seen nothin’ yet.
SORRY NOT SORRY
Bernie Sanders Is Not Apologizing For His Wealth
“I didn't know that it was a crime to write a good book,” Sanders told supporters.
Chris Evans’ ‘Both Sides’ News Site Is Thanos-Level Dumb
Captain America is set to launch a ‘non-partisan civic engagement’ project where politicians from both sides of the aisle answer the questions they like. What a terrible idea.
CRUEL TO BE KIND
Trump Calls Tolerance of Illegal Immigration ‘Cruel’
It was a new approach for the president, who usually portrays undocumented migrants as a threat, not victims of violence .