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Last Sunday, Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina added himself to the long list of Republicans who have denied the existence of systemic racism in…View More Is America a Racist Country?
For decades, Senator Lindsey Graham traveled the world with his friend John McCain, visiting war zones and meeting with foreign allies and adversaries, before returning…View More How the G.O.P. Lost Its Clear Voice on Foreign Policy
WASHINGTON — President Biden’s decision to pull all American troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11 was rooted in his belief that there is no room…View More With Afghan Decision, Biden Seeks to Focus U.S. on New Challenges
Mitch McConnell, who loathes Trump, thought he was being Solomon-like, rejecting impeachment on a silly technicality, then declaiming on the Senate floor that Trump’s lies…View More Donald Trump, the Untamable Shrew
Mr. McConnell needs to be returned to his top role after the 2022 elections to become the longest-serving Senate leader in history in 2023, a…View More McConnell’s Strategy Has Republican Party in Turmoil
For nearly a half-decade, Republicans became accustomed to saying one thing and thinking another. The impeachment vote was the last, best chance to break decisively…View More Why Are Republicans Still This Loyal to a Mar-a-Lago Exile?
Officials are working to mend Mr. Trump’s relationship with Representative Kevin McCarthy, Republican of California and the House minority leader, whom Mr. Trump called a…View More As Trump Seeks to Remain a Political Force, New Targets Emerge
Never trust politicians. They are craven. It’s an occupational attribute. Sure, there are some who are good people, tell the truth most of the time…View More Trump’s Lackeys Must Also Be Punished