I was dragged out of the conference in Helsinki. If the media want a free press, they must first confront their own hypocrisies.
The Republicans and Democrats are two faces of the same failure. And there will be no real hope of rescue by third parties until the American system of electoral politics is rebuilt from the ground up.
There are a few reasons why the president's recent saber-rattling in Iran's direction may be about issues other than U.S.-Iran relations, strictly defined.
The former Trump campaign manager's trial could mirror the five stages of grief following personal loss and tragedy: denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance.
The deputy attorney general is accused of refusing to provide information related to investigations of "Russiagate" and Hillary Clinton. GOP leaders are seen as unlikely to back the impeachment effort.
In all areas—from international and domestic policy to tax reform, from immigration to health care—a common theme has emerged: The president just can't do things competently.
In the wake of Helsinki, missing from "Russiagate" media hysteria is the question of who will protect us from the influence of U.S. oligarchs.
Rosenstein and Mueller know that even if the Russians surrendered themselves to the U.S., the hacking case would never go to trial. The indictment is based on guesses and designed to manipulate public opinion against Trump.