E.J. Dionne Jr.

07/29/2016 - 5:00am

    The Donald Trump Family Reunion, formerly known as the Republican National Convention, illustrates how a once great political party now sees its main purpose as harnessing the opposition to the devil.

     There were chuckles and dismissals when Ben Carson...

06/30/2016 - 8:00am

    Elites are in trouble. High levels of immigration are destabilizing our democracies. Politicians who put their short-term political interests over their countries' needs reap the whirlwind -- for themselves but, more importantly, for their nations.

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06/26/2016 - 3:00pm

    Where religion is concerned, Donald Trump's bigotry is his biggest problem, but his ignorance comes in a close second.

    We already know that Trump will say whatever he thinks will appeal to the crowd he...

06/22/2016 - 4:00pm

    A political crisis is usually preceded by an intellectual and moral crisis. Dominant ideas that once seemed to hang together lose their hold when they are exposed as contradictory and incoherent.

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06/20/2016 - 6:00pm

    The American people know extremism when they see it.

    This is very unfortunate for Donald Trump. And it is a nightmare for Republican leaders who see more clearly every day how his candidacy has become a trap...

06/15/2016 - 5:00pm

     It only compounded the horror that the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history called forth talking points that had been composed long before 50 innocents were murdered early Sunday.

    The immediate...

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