The 34-year-old leader has to decide whether embracing Donald Trump's vision of North Korea would mean losing control of his country.
Confronted over and over again about the president's lies, Sarah Huckabee Sanders has transformed herself into an Orwellian figure. The bigger the lie, the more indomitable she becomes.
“Sometimes,” the first African American president told confidantes after the 2016 election, “I wonder whether I was 10 or 20 years too early.”
The Trump administration's embrace of disturbing rhetoric as official policy will provide the post-hoc justification for violence, or worse, writes Sarah Sherman-Stokes.
The idea, which should never have made it out of the boardroom, instead took off and enabled Barr’s worst tendencies.
In recent days, there's been an uproar over undocumented immigrant children being separated from their parents.
Investors and executives aren't losing sleep over future hits to their bottom lines, writes Rich Barlow. Indeed, Big Pharma stocks rose on news of the president’s proposals.
Like all great works of literature, “The Plot Against America” has become more and more prescient as the years pass -- and ever more terrifying to read.
Democrats seem more interested in stewarding bipartisanship than taking tough, principled stands on issues that matter to their base, writes Miles Howard.
What makes it so distressing, writes Steve Almond, is the extent to which this demographic demands the world’s sympathy while offering sympathy to no one beyond themselves.
Withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal won’t enable the U.S. or its allies to address all the issues the old deal didn’t cover, writes Rich Barlow.
The real problem with the dinner goes way behind a few harsh jokes and profanities, writes John J. Winters.
Every pundit and politician who is wasting time defending or debunking Wolf’s routine will be judged by history, writes Steve Almond.
Alex Jones of Infowars has questioned the authenticity of the Sandy Hook shooting, and now the parents of two children killed in the massacre are suing him.
The revelation that Hannity’s lawyer is Michael Cohen strikes Steve Almond as both astonishing and inevitable.
If the former FBI director wants so desperately to be seen as a stand-up guy, writes Steve Almond, he should apologize for his gross misjudgments. Then he should be quiet.
The president is manipulating fears to deploy the National Guard until he gets his stalled border wall, writes Rich Barlow.
The most dangerous story of all, writes Steve Almond, is that Americans are simply too divided to find any common ground. It's also absurd.
How is this disgraced Iraq war architect still working in U.S. politics? How did we get here? asks Miles Howard.
An "ashamed" Fox News analyst quits, calling the network a "propaganda machine." Has Fox finally become too extreme even for staunch conservatives?