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Articles by Benjamin Parker (page 5)

December 5, 2019 5:44 am

Censure Makes No Sense

It didn’t work as a political compromise during the Clinton impeachment, and it doesn’t work today.
Benjamin Parker
December 4, 2019 9:47 pm

Turley’s Weak Critique

The legal scholar’s case against impeaching Trump doesn’t hold water.
Benjamin Parker
November 15, 2019 7:12 pm

Parroting Putin to Own the Libs

In the latest impeachment hearing, Trump’s defenders cribbed Moscow’s talking points.
Benjamin Parker
November 14, 2019 5:46 am

Trump Defenders Sputter in First Public Impeachment Hearings

The standard playbook of the Trump apologists—distract, deflect, and attack—didn’t work yesterday.
Benjamin Parker
November 6, 2019 5:44 am

Remember, Trump Just Gets Worse

The president’s supporters have grown accustomed to defending the indefensible.
Benjamin Parker
October 30, 2019 5:44 am

What the New Impeachment Vote Means for Trump’s Defenders

New rules are likely to make the impeachment proceedings more transparent—depriving critics of their chief argument.
Benjamin Parker
October 29, 2019 5:44 am

Giuliani’s Hot Mess

The president’s lawyer—or former lawyer? or de facto ambassador?—faces some hard choices.
Benjamin Parker
October 21, 2019 5:46 am

The Grim Prospect of a Trump Second Term

If you think things are bad now…
Benjamin Parker
October 18, 2019 5:29 am

Jane Fonda Arrested in Latest Political Stunt

Her brand of activism—used most infamously back in the Vietnam years—helps no one but her publicist.
Benjamin Parker
October 15, 2019 5:33 am

Unfriendly Skies: Trump Wants to Scrap Valuable Intelligence Treaty

The president reportedly intends to pull the U.S. out of the Open Skies Treaty—will his party push back?
Benjamin Parker