The end of the Clinton chapter in United States history is a matter of cultural and political self-preservation, but it may only be wishful thinking.
Trump's personality is controversial and worrisome to many Americans today, just as it is to many of America's allies around the world.
Everybody's hopes of seeing a fairy tale showdown between two big political families have now been shattered; the election as it now continues is an unprecedented joke.
Forced to turn to the hard right by neoconservative ideologues, tea party fundamentalists and unscrupulous populists, this may nonetheless be an opportunity for the Grand Old Party to make a course correction back toward traditional values.
<i>Marco Rubio transplants Vancouver to the United States, and Donald Trump moves the southern U.S. border to North Africa. Geography grade: Unsatisfactory.</i>
The first geographic clue words in Marco Rubio's latest campaign spot are, “It's morning again in America,” highly reminiscent of the theme Ronald [Read more]
But the battle for the character of the next American government is becoming even more unpredictable.
<i>Monday sees the start of the U.S. primaries in the state of Iowa, at a time when the two main parties — the Republicans and Democrats — are in crisis.</i>
Iowa, a state in the American Midwest with only 3 million inhabitants, kicks off the most uncertain and contested primaries in U.S. history. There are [Read more]
The anti-establishment candidates stole the Grand Old Party’s primary. The American right has only one hope left: Hit rock bottom to reinvent itself.