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June 10, 2019 12:34 pm

Only the Best Deals: How Trump Got Pantsed By Mexico

The idea that Donald Trump successfully used the threat of tariffs to force Mexico to agree to an immigration deal…

Philip Rotner
June 10, 2019 5:06 am

The Definitive Explanation of Why Donald Trump Is Bane from The Dark Knight Rises

A couple weeks ago in the TRIAD (you should subscribe!) I did a little riff about how Donald Trump’s…

Jonathan V. Last
June 10, 2019 5:04 am

No, We’re Not Going to War With Iran

Contrary to what you may have heard from Washington’s chattering classes, the United States is not

Marc C. Johnson
June 10, 2019 4:49 am

How Tit-for-Tat Game Theory Hacked Politics

Recently, speaking to supporters back home in Kentucky, Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell noted that he would proceed with a…

Niels Rosenquist
June 7, 2019 6:11 am

The Trump Kids Go Royal

This week the Trump kids went royal in the hopes of laundering their brand and enjoying some of the fruits…

Molly Jong-Fast
June 7, 2019 5:40 am

Can the Courts Decide Turf Battles Between Congress and the White House?

And what happens when a judge clearly doesn’t want to.
Kimberly Wehle
June 7, 2019 5:31 am


The twisted logic of Trump defenders would make a fine Joseph Heller novel.
Christian Vanderbrouk
June 6, 2019 3:00 pm

Just Because You CAN Defend Steven Crowder Doesn’t Mean You HAVE To

It’s easy to stick up for someone’s right to say something, anything. But free speech is about more than owning…
Christian Schneider
June 6, 2019 5:39 am

Meet the New National Emergency, Same as the Old National Emergency

Neither party seems very interested in stopping the president's power grabs.
Andrew Egger
June 6, 2019 5:04 am

Why Mueller Must Testify

He wanted his press conference to snuff out speculation but it had the opposite effect.
A.B. Stoddard