A word that once encoded a definite set of values and beliefs now seems utterly bereft of internal cohesion, less a name for an ideology than for a mood: surly, nasty and put-upon.
The Republican Party has marched in lockstep with the NRA for many years, pushing an agenda of guns everywhere for all people at all times. So why not guns inside the Republican Convention?
The quality of a lie is a direct reflection of the respect the liar has for the person being lied to. That will seem counterintuitive, but consider: You put effort into a lie, work to ...
"I had no intention," wrote Gleeson, "to sentence her to the unending hardship she has endured in the job market." If you consider this a heartwarming story, you miss the point.
So it turns out the experts were mistaken. It turns out the impact of climate change on Florida -- and much of the coastal United States -- is not going to be anywhere near as ...
We can pretend this temper tantrum, this national nervous breakdown, means nothing once Trump is gone. But to embrace that option is to miss the point.
To be black is not to share a common geography, class or family status, but rather, the common experience of being insulted, bullied and oppressed by people who think they are white.
The apparent willingness of evangelical voters to give him a pass leaves you wondering if perhaps a candidate's faith no longer matters so much to them.
We are a nation of 323 million people in 50 states who not only are not united, but don't particularly want to be.
It's well and good to be even-handed and reflective, but there is a point where that becomes willful obtuseness. Obama is there.