Sessions says he is merely enforcing the law, but there is no zero-tolerance immigration law. The law hasn’t changed.
The spotlight may be on Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un, but the producer of this summit was South Korean President Moon.
Voter suppression laws had a far greater effect on the 2016 election than whatever the Russians did.
North Korea’s leader clearly is looking for a way to get out from under sanctions and to open up better relations with the world.
Trump’s demand for complete and instant disarmament was never very realistic. But we needed return to the exchange of threats.
Even as inequality has grown worse, race and religion divide us and blind us to the reality of our shared struggles.
We know what to do to reduce poverty and entrenched discrimination. It isn’t a mystery. It is simply a matter of will — and of power.
The danger of a failed summit is that Trump’s “war cabinet” would use a failure to goad Trump into confrontation.
The problem with acting alone, however, is clear. The powerful will act only to punish opponents who are weak.
I will never forget the Sunday morning when she left Robben Island with Nelson Mandela, even as he forgave the prison guards that had kept them apart.
From the White House and across the great cabinets of the federal government, civil rights are being systematically undermined.