Frank Bruni

06/22/2016 - 9:00am

    In normal times, a party’s leaders and comers grovel for roles in the convention and prime time on its stage.

    In the Year of Trump, Republicans are racing for the exits. It’s as if the Emerald City suddenly turned into Chernobyl. The list of...

06/04/2016 - 11:00am

    If there’s a gayer country than Italy, I haven’t ogled it.

    I don’t mean demographically gay. That’s unknowable. I mean spiritually gay. I mean the self-conscious style and gaudy opera...

05/28/2016 - 9:00am

    I recently asked a good friend where her boss stood on Donald Trump.

    This wasn’t an idle question. Her boss gives big money to Republican candidates. He’s both power broker and weather vane. And...

05/24/2016 - 2:00pm

    Those who’ve been raising alarms about Facebook are right: Almost every minute that we spend on our smartphones and tablets and laptops, thumbing through favorite websites and scrolling through personalized feeds, we’re pointed toward foregone conclusions....

05/20/2016 - 6:00pm

    Ohio and Florida. Florida and Ohio. What a pair of election-year divas, always preening for the pundits. Enough. There are other comely swing states on the stage.

    Let’s gawk at North Carolina.

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05/15/2016 - 12:00am

    In this twilight of his presidency, Barack Obama is unlikely to deliver much in the way of meaningful legislation.

    But he’s giving us a pointed, powerful civics lesson.

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