Frank Bruni

10/24/2016 - 12:00am

    Is it too late for Hillary Clinton to surrender to Donald Trump’s demand that she take a drug test before this last presidential debate?

    I think she should — if he agrees to a few tests of his own. He can choose any three of the following:


10/20/2016 - 7:00pm

    Isn’t it delicious that after trafficking in racism, promoting sexism and using a lie about Barack Obama’s birthplace as a pivot into political relevance, Donald Trump could receive his final death blow from a black woman: the president’s wife?


10/15/2016 - 4:00pm

    As the father of no daughters, I’m appalled by Donald Trump’s comments about groping women. As the husband of no wife, I’m offended.

    What, you ask, do my parental and marital statuses have to do with recognizing the outrage of what...

10/09/2016 - 7:19pm

    Perhaps something extraordinary will happen in the second debate, or in the third. Maybe there’s some other surprise in the offing. Barring that, it really does look and feel as if Hillary Clinton is wrapping this thing up. I expect that on Nov. 9, the morning after the vote, we’ll be...

10/08/2016 - 3:00pm

    Back when Mike Pence hosted a talk radio show in the 1990s, he described himself as “Rush Limbaugh on decaf.”

    For much of Tuesday night, he was like Forrest Gump on chamomile, squarely and steadily plodding forward, seldom tugged from...

10/08/2016 - 8:00am

    Donald Trump’s campaign for the presidency has been such a nonstop sequence of inane and insane moments that it’s hard to remember the outrages of a few weeks ago, let alone a few months back. So you may well have forgotten his introduction of Mike Pence as his running mate in July.

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