Timothy Noah is a weekly online columnist for the New Republic and a contributing editor of the Washington Monthly. He is the author of The Great Divergence: America’s Growing Inequality Crisis and What We Can Do About It.
If you capture the Senate, don’t get wobbly and nostalgic about some mythical pre-Mitch McConnell era when the filibuster was good. It’s always been a bad idea.
Unfortunately, the generation does not have a political legacy to be proud of.
When the White House is overcovered, the rest of the executive branch gets neglected.
At the gut level, allowing our industrial base to shrink seems incredibly unwise. But it’s maddeningly difficult to make an evidence-based case for rescuing it.
The futility of trying to normalize Trump … Dale Carnegie versus Norman Vincent Peale …