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Driven by Anger

People do write books. Thomas Wright is a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and the author of All Measures Short of War: The Contest for the 21st Century and the Future of American Power – “a groundbreaking look at the future … Continue reading

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Not Trump’s Women Now

The women who won it all came home and the trouble continued: Megan Rapinoe may not visit Donald Trump in the White House but she might throw him out of it, according to a poll released on Tuesday. Rapinoe, 34, … Continue reading

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A Constitutional Reality Show

The best training for untangling modern American politics is to spend a decade teaching high school English at a private school, an expensive one, where the kids from good or at least wealthy families put in their time before it’s … Continue reading

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Toward Disgrace and Downfall

This was the weekend things did not go as planned: A Fox News journalist giving a live broadcast in a sports bar in France didn’t go unnoticed by the Americans who were right there with him on Sunday. Fox News … Continue reading

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Political Points

There was another sad Fourth of July, and the byline here is April 7, 1983: A ban on apple pie couldn’t have brought a stronger reaction than Interior Secretary James Watt’s decision, revealed yesterday, to ban “rock bands” like the … Continue reading

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Not This Day

The Fourth of July is not a time for intense political argument. It’s a holiday celebrating something else entirely. See you tomorrow.

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Speaking to America

Let’s go way back in time: United States v. Nixon, 418 U.S. 683 (1974), was a landmark United States Supreme Court case that resulted in a unanimous decision against President Richard Nixon, ordering him to deliver tape recordings and other … Continue reading

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