Voices

Daniel Allott is the author of The Race to 2020: The People and Places That Will Define a Presidency and formerly the Washington Examiner’s deputy commentary editor.

 

President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House on Aug. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Daniel Allott
Since the 2016 election, many have simply stopped trying to understand those with whom they disagree. But we can discuss politics if we ask fair questions and listen, then listen some more.
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Daniel Allott
Mr. Trump’s character flaws obscure the popularity of many of his administration’s policies and are hindering his ability to govern.