The Trump Era Was Born in the Election of 1968
It’s Time to Talk About Clarence Thomas
The old men of the Senate lectured Anita Hill from the dais, scowling as she recounted in humiliating detail how Thomas taunted her with graphic tales of pubic hair and Coke cans.
FROM RUSSIA WITH FARA FILING
Sputnik’s U.S. Arm Registers as Foreign Agent
‘Between a criminal case and registration, we chose the latter.’
The Johnson Treatment
What Does Ron Johnson Want and Why Might He Screw McConnell?
The Wisconsin conservative doesn’t like the tax bill—or the way his party left him for dead in his reelection bid. And now, he’s billing them for it.
Here’s How Democrats Can Win, Not Just Resist
To expand beyond its base will take more than resistance. The party needs to offer big ideas and a big tent.
You Know Who Else Had a Cult
Bannon’s Hostile GOP Takeover Is All Hostile—and No Takeover
The former White House strategist is taking over the GOP? The GOP is taking over him, and it’s because he misread what the Trump base wants.
At Snopes, a Peek Down the Right-Wing Rabbit Holes
Fake news is a perfect marriage of corrupt capitalism (make-a-buck pranksters) and corrupt constitutionalism (people who lie under protection of the First Amendment).
COME TO JESUS
Roy Moore’s Religious Base Stands by Its Man
Organizers of a two-hour event lashed out at targets ranging from ‘anti-God Republicans’ and ‘communist Democrats’ to ‘homosexualist gay terrorists’ and the ‘lynch mob media.’