Frank Bruni

09/03/2015 - 5:16pm

    The predicted Republican front-runner flails. The actual Republican front-runner rails, peddling insults instead of ideas. And the story line caroms from misogyny to xenophobia to a tussle over tresses: toupee or not toupee?

    It’s impossible to see how...

09/03/2015 - 4:41pm

    Let me get this straight. If I want the admiration and blessings of the most flamboyant, judgmental Christians in America, I should marry three times, do a queasy-making amount of sexual boasting, verbally degrade women, talk trash about pretty much everyone else while...

08/27/2015 - 9:47pm

    As he tried to concentrate on his final college exams, he couldn’t erase the terrifying images in his head, an endless replay of a video he’d seen. It showed two men being killed — their necks noosed, their bodies dragged through the...

08/27/2015 - 8:30pm

    In politics, the smallest things often turn out to be the most telling ones, and so it is with the man who was supposed to be the Republican front-runner, who once inspired such rapture among party elders and whose entrance into the presidential race they...

08/20/2015 - 7:15pm

    Teaching can’t compete.

    When the economy improves and job prospects multiply, college students turn their attention elsewhere, to professions that promise more money, more independence,...

08/20/2015 - 6:34pm

    The year 2009 was rough for the Bank of America and its chairman and chief executive, Ken Lewis. On Jan. 1, the bank closed its $50 billion purchase of Merrill Lynch, a deal Lewis had hastily negotiated the previous September, as the financial world...

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