Charles Blow

12/02/2016 - 1:00pm

    Donald Trump schlepped across town Tuesday to meet with the publisher of The New York Times and some editors, columnists and reporters at the paper.

    As The Times reported, Trump actually seemed to soften some of his positions:

    He seemed to...

11/28/2016 - 4:00pm

    This may well be the beginning of the end: the early moments of a historical pivot point, when the slide of the republic into something untoward and unrecognizable still feels like a small collection of poor judgments and reversible decisions, rather than the forward edge of an enormous menace inching...

11/19/2016 - 4:00pm

    As I watched last week as protesters took to the streets in big cities, what struck me was the vast and growing divide between America’s rural and urban populations and their politics and sensibilities.

    One look at county maps of this year...

11/16/2016 - 7:00pm

    Donald J. Trump is president-elect of the United States. Now there’s a sentence I never thought I’d write.

    Against all odds and against all forms of the establishment, he prevailed. He won, legitimately, including in many states that...

11/08/2016 - 8:00pm

    America, Tuesday is our national day of reckoning — Election Day — the day we do battle at the ballot box to beat back the advance of the butternut squash-tanned barbarian.

    I know you’re exhausted and exasperated. I know the lunacy...

11/03/2016 - 8:00am

    Who would have thought that the final leg of this election cycle would be dominated by crowing about violating vaginas and by probes into penis pictures?

    But even that frame is problematic because it creates an equivalency that doesn’t exist....

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