Frank Bruni

12/18/2014 - 4:39am

    As brothers who governed large states at the same time, each Bush was bound to be defined in terms of the other. George was the impulsive one who'd stumbled and then swaggered toward success. Jeb was the cogitator, the toiler. George was the extrovert: He worked the room. Jeb was the introvert: He read...

12/11/2014 - 4:36pm

    November 2016 is still a long way off, but it's hard to imagine that the presidential campaign will provide any bit of advertising as strangely entertaining and revealing as a video put online recently by Stand With Hillary, a new super PAC....

12/11/2014 - 3:36pm

    In college you're supposed to be testing a new altitude of independence. So why join a club whose demand for fealty is such that it often comes with a hazing ritual?

    You should be cultivating...

12/04/2014 - 3:40pm

    The woman in 27E doesn't have only one carry-on plus a small bag for a laptop or personal items. She has one carry-on plus a purse the size of a bassinet plus some canvas vessel for all of her electronics plus two different plastic totes for various...

12/04/2014 - 2:58pm

    Thanksgiving Day is almost upon us, and I haven't yet summoned the nerve to tell Uncle Mario and Aunt Carolyn, who host it, that I may not arrive until a quarter past noon. That'll make me more than an hour late, which by my rough arithmetic...

11/27/2014 - 7:18pm

    Between the last application season and the current one, Swarthmore College, a school nationally renowned for its academic rigor, changed the requirements for students vying to be admitted into its next freshman class.

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