Mar 14, 2018
Nobody will trust the word of an American president if the U.S. violates any current nuclear agreements.
Jul 18, 2017
Aug 10, 2016
The Arizona senator remains among the craven Republican officials who have endorsed Donald Trump for president, even though they know he is unfit to fill that office—and especially the role of commander in chief.
Apr 16, 2016
Pressed for a serious answer to Israel's excessive use of force against the Palestinians in Gaza, Clinton pandered to the most conservative voters, Jewish and Christian, who mistakenly believe friendship with Israel means supporting any violence perpetrated by its government.
Mar 28, 2016
Recoiling from last week's carnage in Brussels, Americans may be attracted to the "tough" posturing of Trump and Cruz. Yet we know that the leaders of Islamic State welcome such signs of panic.
Jan 23, 2016
The Supreme Court justice masterminded the 2010 decision to undo a century of public-interest regulation of campaign expenditures in the name of "free speech." He had every reason to know how damaging that decision would prove to be.
Jan 16, 2016
Demagogues denigrating New York come and go with boring predictability -- and the nation's greatest city will continue to thrive long after the Texas senator is merely an unpleasant memory.
Dec 5, 2015
Republican congressional leaders in both houses know they can continue to lie and deny on climate, so long as the nation's business leaders fail to demand change. Although they will always collect millions from ExxonMobil, the Koch brothers and assorted fossil fuel profiteers, they might begin to worry if other economic interests that have traditionally supported them suddenly turned off the money and turned on the pressure.
Nov 7, 2015
Once upon a time, socialists running for president in the United States had to explain that while they had no chance of actually winning an election, their campaigns were aimed at "educating" voters -- about socialism.
Oct 31, 2015
For people who so often accuse Hillary Clinton of lying, the Republican presidential candidates seem to feel perfectly free to bend, twist and shred the truth at will. Unsurprisingly, that is just what several of them were caught doing in their free-for-all CNBC debate.
Oct 23, 2015
To watch Clinton's Republican antagonists during Thursday's public hearing of the House Select Committee on Benghazi was to wonder how they could possibly behave the way they did. Often, the sheer mindlessness was stunning.
Oct 2, 2015
Ever since House Speaker John Boehner unveiled yet another committee to investigate Benghazi -- the eighth congressional panel to investigate that September 2012 tragedy, along with a State Department Accountability Review Board -- suspicions have festered that its purpose was purely partisan and political.