Francis Wilkinson

12/09/2016 - 1:00pm

    You have to respect the ambition of the National Rifle Association. The easy course for the NRA in 2016 was to assume a Hillary Clinton presidency, and to graciously accept the bounty that her election foretold. With Clinton in the White House, the gun industry could count on a Clinton boom piggy-backing on the unprecedented Obama sales boom.

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12/06/2016 - 3:00pm

    Perhaps no battle in Donald Trump's presidency will be as pitched, or public, as the coming fight over undocumented immigrants. If he pursues his stated goal of deporting 2 to 3 million undocumented immigrants, a network of pro-immigrant cities, institutions and activists is poised to make the...

12/01/2016 - 1:00pm

    With Donald Trump poised to assume power over the federal government, individual Republicans must decide whether they are on Team Trump, Team Conservative or Team America. The overwhelming majority will choose the first, and most expedient, category. They will use Trump, and be used by him, to advance...

11/24/2016 - 2:00pm

    Now more than ever, California is the capital of liberal America. It will be a kind of Democratic government-in-exile starting in January, when a popular liberal president is succeeded by a 70-year-old who built his campaign on resentment of two of the Golden State's most ornate pillars: the...

11/23/2016 - 4:00pm

    House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wisconsin, said last weekend that there will be no deportation force rounding up undocumented immigrants. President-elect Donald Trump, Ryan's new boss, said he will deport 2 million or 2 million undocumented immigrants. Both may be right.

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11/15/2016 - 7:00pm

    Dear Protesters:

    I'm glad you were able to march. It's empowering and cathartic and washes away some of the anxiety that the election has generated.

    I understand why you are upset. You...

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