Even the country’s best newspapers and websites present almost everything the administration does in dramatic tones beyond all proportion, as if the mere act of Trump trying to govern constituted an existential threat.
Howard Schultz is one of very few people on the planet who had the vision to transform the way we live. He saw where the culture was headed and figured out a way to get ahead of it. No one in politics is doing that.
The question facing former Ohio Gov. John Kasich, if he decides to run against Trump, is this: Do you try to take out the incumbent president in the primaries, or do you make an independent bid instead?
It may not have been textbook treason for Trump to ally himself with a foreign despot against his own government. But that the question couldn’t be immediately dismissed made clear that he had set a new low for the presidency.
Judging from its jokes about black Americans and immigrants, “Roseanne” was aimed at culturally affronted white Americans who feel robbed of their heritage. So it was a good bet that its star would stumble her way into the hatred and bigotry that...
The main problem with the White House Correspondents’ Dinner isn’t the ugly humor or the God-awful food. It’s the display of vanity, pretension and tribalism that reinforces the worst idea of what political journalism is all about.