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Donald Trump



  • Don't Expect a Contested Election

    by Charlie Cook

    A veteran political analyst says the likelihood of an election result close enough to be contested by Donald Trump is diminishing, and compares likely results in House and Senate races to historical patterns.  



  • Trump's Rhetoric Casts Doubt on Election

    For months, President Trump has been casting doubt on the legitimacy of the 2020 election and mail-in ballots, even though legal and historical experts say there's no cause for concern.



  • Developments Since My Birth

    by Wallace Shawn

    Wallace Shawn argues Trump has given Americans license to do what they've long wanted to do: abandon the moral obligation of compassion and even the work of paying lip service to it.



  • New York Times, CNN Sullied By ‘Anonymous’ Charade

    by Eric Wemple

    Post media critic Eric Wemple says the media allowed "Anonymous" to float the belief that responsible public servants were checking the worst impulses of the Trump administration when, in fact, they accomplished nothing of the sort.



  • Two Visions of the Suburbs Are on the Ballot. Both Are Myths

    While Donald Trump imagines American suburbia as affluent, homogenous and imperiled by liberal housing policies, Joe Biden ignores the fact that separate suburban municipalities work to segregate Americans by race and class and perpetuate different levels of access to opportunity.



  • Thomas Frank On How Populism Can Save America

    "The consensus intellectuals of the ’50s plucked the term from 19th-century obscurity and redefined it. It is their redefinition that is still with us today."



  • The Politics of White Anxiety

    by Jonathan M. Metzl

    Appeals to the fears and resentments of White voters are a predictable part of our politics. Why does it remain difficult to fight those appeals?



  • Don’t Reboot the 2016 Horror Show

    by Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw

    Avoiding the subject of the racist and sexist constraints on American politics ensures those limitations can derail democracy again. 


  • Trump: Superhero or Superspreader?

    by Meredith Martin, Gillian Weiss and Bonnie Siegler

    Inspired by the Sun King’s detractors, the White House Gift Shop’s self-parodying statements, and Trump’s own Superman fantasies, we offer a medal honoring the Super Spreader.