Bill Kristol

The resistance is full of prudes

The Stormy Daniels scandal highlights how we still fail sex workers.<p>Throughout Trump’s presidency, one thing has been made very clear: Combating …

Culture

Wife of Michigan father deported after 30 years is coming to Trump’s State of the Union

Cindy Garcia has had a long, exhausting and life-changing week. And by all appearances, the whirlwind is going to continue.<p>On Monday morning, she watched immigration agents escort Jorge Garcia, her husband of 15 years, through the security gates at Detroit Metropolitan Airport, deporting him to …

Immigration

Afternoon Links: America Divided, Judge Nancy Pelosi, and Wazed and Confused

<b>Does America really have only 11 main cultures?</b> That's what a new map by Colin Woodard suggests, and it has lots of people arguing. I grew up in …

U.S. Politics

Forget Consumer Welfare. This Antitrust Movement Targets Power Instead

Four decades ago, a group of conservative academics known as the Chicago School revolutionized legal and economic thinking about antitrust in the …

Business

David Frum rewrites the narrative of American empire (and himself) in 'Trumpocracy'

A common myth is that of the American republic. Although America was founded as a republic, the United States became an empire through imperial …

Foreign Policy

Neoconning the Trump White House

Over the last year critics have warned of the returning neoconservative influence on the executive branch's national security apparatus, each day a …

Donald Trump

Mixing Rap And Politics, MSNBC's Ari Melber Produces A Hit

On October 11, MSNBC host Ari Melber welcomed a guest on his show, <i>The Beat</i>, who was quite a bit different from the Washington insiders or law professors that cable news shows typically call upon. That guest was Joseph Antonio Cartagena—more commonly known as Fat Joe—and he discussed Eminem’s recent …

Greta Van Susteren

On the left, the deal for the Dreamers should be the only thing that matters

Should you care about giving in on a wall if those under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals get to stay in this country? A roundup of …

Dick Durbin

It's Time to Drop the Jew Taboo

<i>5000 words.</i><i>The paintings used as illustrations in this article are taken from the website of Ilya Glazunov and can be seen full-size in HD here and</i> …

Russia

Here’s what Hillary Clinton said about Trump’s alleged ‘sh*thole’ comment

Former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton derided President Trump over the comments he reportedly made about ‘sh*thole countries’ in a meeting with Democrats about immigration.<p>“The anniversary of the devastating earthquake 8 years ago is a day to remember the tragedy, honor the resilient people …

Conservative View

CNN’s Alisyn Camerota Bursts Into Tears Over Trump Comments

CNN’s Alisyn Camerota, cohost of the show New Day, burst into tears this morning over President Trump’s recent immigration comments.<p>“Why are we …

Donald Trump

'Racist' Trump's 'shithole' comment hits the fan, Africa demands answers

US President Donald Trump. (Evan Vucci, AP, File)<p>Johannesburg - The US state department is trying to calm things down after President Donald Trump's …

News (South Africa)

Welcome to America: Land of Lincoln and King, or “sh**hole nation”?

All our political disputes and culture-war battles boil down to one question: What kind of country is this?<p>There is a big question underlying all of American history, which has been thrown into stark relief by the current tragic or nightmarish state of our nation. It cannot be reduced to politics …

U.S. Politics

Trump vs. Clinton: The feud continues even after the election

It’s been 434 days since the presidential election, but even still, President Trump and Hillary Clinton haven’t stopped their bickering.<p>Once friends — Clinton was even a guest at Trump’s third wedding in 2005 — the two New Yorkers haven’t left their squabbling behind in what was a volatile campaign …

Donald Trump

Here’s a look at the US reaction to President Trump’s comments

Paul Ryan<p>House Speaker Paul Ryan was asked about President Trump’s comments during an interview Friday.<p>“I read those comments later last night, so …

Donald Trump

13 Tweets By Immigrants Trump Dissed That Will Inspire You To Take Action

Twitter was alit with inspiring stories on Friday, Jan. 12 as users threw comments reportedly made by President Donald Trump back in his face. These …

Dating

Bannon is gone, but Trump's movement is stronger than ever

Our political elites — the wizards of smart who tell us common folk what to think — are throwing a bipartisan schadenfreude party in Washington to …

Steve Bannon

Afternoon Links: Amish Rock, Paul Nehlen Works the Alt-Right, and Journalistic Trust

<b>The Amish help build America's biggest concerts.</b> Who would have thought that some of the most technologically advanced live music shows out there are …

U.S. Politics

Black Political, Civil Rights Leaders Rebuke Trump’s ‘Vulgar, Racist’ Remarks on Haiti, Africa

Black political and civic leaders are condemning Donald Trump’s “vulgar, racist remarks” after he questioned Thursday why the U.S. would accept more …

African-American News

Clinton blasts Trump for 'ignorant, racist views' after 'shithole' comment on immigrants

Hillary Clinton, the former Democratic nominee for president who lost to U.S. President Donald Trump in the elections, took to Twitter on Friday to …

Israel

Israel’s ‘might’ allows American Jews to lead privileged lives in safety — Roger Cohen

The Jews needed a homeland. History proves that. Assimilation never worked; the Holocaust was no more than a culmination. The United Nations, in …

Israel

Why Trump Keeps Telling the World 'I’m Smart'

Long before he started running for president, Donald Trump repeatedly claimed that he’s both brainy and well-educated. It is one of his most …

Donald Trump

The story of a US National Guard soldier from Ghana who died trying to save people in a deadly Bronx fire is being shared as a counterpoint to Trump's 'shithole' comments

• <b>President Donald Trump said that immigrants from Haiti and Africa come from "shithole" countries.</b>• <b><br>Emmanuel Mensah, an immigrant from Ghana and member of the Army National Guard, died while trying to save pepople from a building in the Bronx over the holidays.</b>• <b><br>People are sharing his story as a way of</b> …

U.S. Politics

MSNBC’s Nicolle Wallace on Trump, Cable News, and Why Voters Are ‘Ripsh*t Mad’

Turn on MSNBC at any given hour, and odds are you’ll hear someone speaking out against Donald Trump. Given the president’s dismal poll numbers — and …

Elections

CNN's Alisyn Camerota tears up over hero soldier from Ghana who died in Bronx fire

<b>(CNN) —</b> CNN's Alisyn Camerota got emotional Friday morning while talking about the soldier who died saving people from a fire in the Bronx in late December.<p>Camerota was leading a panel on "New Day" that was discussing reports that President Donald Trump decried immigrants from what he is alleged to …

Donald Trump

People From 'Shithole Countries' Take To Twitter To Prove Donald Trump Wrong! Read Their Inspirational Stories!

Donald Trump tried walking back his comments referring to immigrants hailing from Haiti, El Salvador, and Africa being from "shithole countries" in a …

Donald Trump

Happy Friday: the true stories edition

<i>Subscribe to the Quartzy newsletter to receive this in your inbox each Friday.</i><p>Happy Friday!<p>The outstanding 2016 podcast “<b>Making Oprah</b>” has a 20-minute bonus segment about Oprah’s involvement with politics. In the three-part documentary from WBEZ Chicago, Oprah says she long avoided having …

Cecil B. DeMille

Oprah Will Run In 2020 Because All The Other Democratic Candidates Are Even Worse

Posted: Jan 11, 2018 12:01 AM<p>If I was a Democrat, like everyone at NBC and noted Cruise Director Bill Kristol, I’d want Oprah Winfrey to run for …

Conservative View

Oprah 2020? A Progressive's Take

biography<p><b>Briahna Joy Gray</b> is a contributing editor at Current Affairs, co-host of the podcast Someone's Wrong on the Internet (SWOTI), and an …

Liberal View

On Oprah 2020, Prominent Neoconservative Continues to Live in Political Fantasyland

Posted: Jan 11, 2018 12:01 AM<p>Hollywood is atwitter at the very thought that Oprah Winfrey might be willing to carry the progressive banner into the …

Conservative View