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president donald trump speaks at a podium in front of televised american flag
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Christopher Parker
Former Missouri senator John Danforth said he has revisited his 1999 report since learning about the Trump rally in Waco and noticed similarities between the rhetoric of Mr. Trump and the conspiracy theorists of the 1990s.
Politics & SocietyShort Take
J.P. Carroll
As a Catholic and a Republican, I can say without a doubt that Nick Fuentes does not represent the values of either group.
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Robert David Sullivan
Let us all pause to imagine Donald J. Trump saying, “I can only ask your forgiveness” to anyone.
Audra McDonald and Christine Baranski of “The Good Fight” (Paramount+)
Arts & CultureTelevision
Jim McDermott
“The Good Fight” is ending its run by ramping up the surrealism—and the idea that we are all living in a very real political nightmare.
Photo by Andy Feliciotti on Unsplash
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Robert David Sullivan
Republicans were as likely as Democrats to say that democracy is in trouble. Does this mean we have achieved a consensus without realizing it?
Arts & CultureBooks
Mary Gordon
Mary Gordon finds that her childhood and that of former Trump advisor Kellyanne Conway were strangely similar—and yet diverged in telling ways.