After a week managing the transition, vice president-elect Mike Pence took his family out to the Broadway musical "Hamilton."
A few days ago, a black woman I know got a text from a friend who asked what she'd be wearing "to the slave auction in January."
Of all the losers in this season of discontent, the mainstream media top the list. I don't say this lightly, and I sincerely fear that loss of faith in journalism ultimately will cause more harm to the nation than any outside enemy could hope to.
There were plenty of agitated and even hysterical reactions to Donald Trump's election victory, but none more surprising than the one expressed in a direct mail letter I got a couple of days afterward.
Most American newspapers, especially the influential ones, wrote more words about the death of singer/songwriter Leonard Cohen than their readers wanted to (or did) read.
Speaking in Greece on his valedictory trip to Europe as president, Barack Obama struck a familiar theme: "(W)e are going to have to guard against a rise in a crude form of nationalism, or ethnic identity, or tribalism that is built around an 'us' and a 'them' ...
If you'd never heard of Stephen K. Bannon before Tuesday, you have now.
Dear Facebook friends, If you don't see me gushing over the pix of your Thanksgiving pies, take no offense.
However Donald Trump came upon the foreign policy views he espoused, they were as crucial to his election as his views on trade and the border.
What follows here is remarkably similar to what I had planned to write after an expected and prayed-for Hillary Clinton victory: Obsessive appeals to racial, ethnic, sexual and gender identity groupings are bad politics.
itnesses who tuned in to Donald Trump and Barack Obama's post-election get-together can't have missed the change in the president-elect's demeanor and affect.
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