Roundup Top 10!

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How We Got Donald Trump

by Andrew J. Bacevich

(And How We Might Have Avoided Him)

What Everyone Gets Wrong About LBJ’s Great Society

by Joshua Zeitz

It wasn't some radical left-wing pipedream. It was moderate; and it worked.

TV Gave Us the Modern State of the Union. Then It Killed It.

by David Greenberg

Today, the ritual seems to be waning in importance.

Out of Control

by Julian E. Zelizer

Nixon’s excesses prompted Congress to reassert its own powers, but those changes eroded over time. Now, Trump is demonstrating anew all the dangers of unchecked executive authority.

Donald Trump Wants to Fight the FBI? It’s a Suicide Mission.

by Tim Weiner

Presidents who take on the Bureau rarely win.

Immigration’s Border-Enforcement Myth

by Mae Ngai

Democracies are deluded to think they can have only legal migrants.

The War That Never Ends (for the U.S. Military High Command)

by Danny Sjursen

And It’s Not the War on Terror

The Story of the Tet Offensive

by Robert Buzzanco

Fifty years ago, the Tet Offensive exposed the US military and the global economic order it oversaw.

A century ago, progressives were the ones shouting ‘fake news’

by Matthew Jordan

As a rhetorical strategy for eroding trust in the media, the term dates back to the end of the 19th century.

Frederick Douglass, a champion of American individualism

by George F. Will

A new biography released by the Cato Institute shows this.

Why we love underdogs — like the Philadelphia Eagles and Trump

by Jonathan Zimmerman

Studies have consistently shown that voters will rate a political candidate higher when she or he is portrayed as the underdog.

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