Trump's horror show in Helsinki

President Trump met with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday in Helsinki. They had a private, apparently unrecorded conversation, and then gave a joint press conference. It was one of the most...

Is Trump untouchable?

A surprisingly large number of supposedly knowledgeable and sophisticated analysts have learned nothing from the tumult and churn of the past three years of American politics.

There must be a reckoning

President Trump committed yet another grotesque violation of the Constitution on his recent trip to Scotland, when he used nearly $70,000 in public money to pay for rooms at a hotel in Scotland he own...

Can Trump survive an economic bust?

There is no denying that Tuesday was a bad election for the Trumpublicans. Although votes are still being counted, and the GOP will probably pick up a couple Senate seats, final results will likely sh...

The comical myth of Abraham Lincoln Trump

After Trump announced his decision to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, Benjamin Netanyahu joined American evangelicals in declaring Trump a 21st century version of Persian King Cyrus, who...

Trump is losing control of his trade war

President Trump isn't just losing his trade war — he's losing his grip on it. Trump already imposed tariffs on $34 billion worth of Chinese imports, and Beijing has responded in kind. Now Trump is thr...