Ah, so it’s a victory lap. The grandfather of porn, Playboy, is holding this party now to celebrate its triumph in every realm of American life.
Paul Ryan didn’t belong in Trump world. So much the worse for us.
“It just boggles my mind that we continue to spend at a level that’s no different than the last three or four years of the Obama administration.”
Mona Charen: The elaborate and expensive efforts Trump has undertaken to conceal his behavior are unraveling a bit.
Tied into his open-mindedness is a skepticism about dogma in general and also an awareness of the fallibility of science.
Being profligate with taxpayer money is swampy, isn’t it?
It seems perfectly plausible to me that Trump was cultivating his Russia ties during the presidential race because he believed he would lose.
The sick desire for fame, even when purchased through atrocity, seems to be at work in many of these cases.
We should be modest about our grasp of the truth, mindful of our limited understanding.
Consumers expect governments to regulate health and safety, but there are always trade-offs.
What if boorishness isn’t a form of sexism, but merely bad behavior?
Tougher gun laws won’t cure mental illness in mass shooters but banning ‘bump stocks’ would give ‘good guys’ a better chance against killers.
It would seem downright reckless to tamper with football — the one cultural touchstone that unites us, however tenuously.
McCain isn’t perfect. Being a politician, he has compromised and trimmed many times. But his courage and dignity are magnificent things to behold.
Part of what provoked the firestorm was Wax’s assertion that “not all cultures are created equal” — a red flag for sociology and anthropology types.