Whether Trump becomes president or not, we run the risk of this larger, anti-truth fire destroying the social fabric of our country.
Tonight, however, one would expect all that to evaporate, as Trump struggles mightily to get specific and fact-based on a range of policy fronts.
Each panelist has inside experience with presidential debates moving the needle -- how Reagan passed his 'Commander-in-Chief' orals and how Gore won on points but, sigh, lost politically. Since Trump, Clinton & Holt each benefits from a calm persona, the Host thinks this debate may be far more about policy than personality. Isn't that a good thing?
Trying for a "perfect" candidate can be a disaster; we may end up with someone diametrically opposed to our values.
The media got played by Donald Trump this morning, once again. Picture Charlie Brown lying flat on his back, wondering why he keeps falling for the old kick-the-football bit.
I remember being angry for at least seven years that our then feckless and incompetent President George W. Bush could not bring Osama Bin Laden to jus...
No doubt Lauer, like many others in the media, feared being labeled "partial towards liberals," despite the absence of evidence that such a liberal media bias exists.
A similarly unpleasant choice now looms before the American electorate--between Donald Trump, the xenophobic, nationalist demagogue, on one side, and Hillary Rodham Clinton, the unrepentant militarist, Wall Street shill, and unindicted emailer, on the other.
The question of what a wealthy, older and egotistical man chooses to do after losing an election, potentially in a very humiliating manner is not, on its own, a particularly interesting one.
The temperature of the Trump campaign isn't so hot since the conventions. In Florida, the latest average of public opinion polls run since Aug. 1 shows Clinton holding a 3.6 percentage point advantage.
The campaign strategies and possible winning coalitions for each of the candidates is almost the same as in every presidential election this century.
It has become almost a cliche to note that this election is unlike any other in American history. There has never been a candidate quite like Donald T...
It was in George Washington’s Farewell Address that he warned political parties would be “potent engines, by which cunning, ambitious, an...
Many of us disagree with Hillary Clinton on a number of issues, in some cases intensely. But there is one overarching reason we should be vigorously supporting her election: The future of the Supreme Court is at stake.
If the United States electoral system seems a little convoluted to you, you're not the only one.