Among the reasons Donald Trump is president is that he read the nation and the world better than his rivals.
It's time we talked about the most consequential political divide in this country.
Illegal immigration from Mexico is yesterday's problem. Last year, more Mexicans left the United States than entered, according to the Pew Research Center. But if Donald Trump were to follow through on threats to ditch or decimate the North American Free Trade Agreement, illegal immigration from Mexico would become tomorrow's problem.
When Gen. Michael Flynn was forced to resign as national security adviser, Bill Kristol purred his satisfaction, "If it comes to it, prefer the deep state to the Trump state."
Donald Trump assured Americans Thursday that he is not acting in covert concert with Vladimir Putin. "I have nothing to do with Russia," he said during his news conference, insisting, "The whole Russian thing, that's a ruse."
Since arriving in the White House, Donald Trump has upended many customs and norms, including many whose value was not fully appreciated before.
Recently, I happened to be standing in line at my Eastside Manhattan grocery checkout behind two Muslim women wearing hijabs.
Why does President Trump rush off weekend after weekend to his Mar-a-Lago palazzo in Florida? Because Mar-a-Lago is totally under his control. There he can play the prince, favoring a wedding party with a cameo or entertaining the Japanese prime minister in lavish Palm Beach style.
Dear Mr. So-Called President: So let me explain to you how this works.
To those who lived through that era that tore us apart in the '60s and '70s, it is starting to look like "deja vu all over again."
White terrorism is not as bad as Muslim terrorism. That, believe it or not, was the crux of an argument Sean Duffy, a Republican representative from Wisconsin, made last week on CNN.
Asked about Melissa McCarthy's portrayal of him on "Saturday Night Live," White House press secretary Sean Spicer had some advice for the actress: "Dial it back." May I suggest the president adopt that phrase as his administration motto?
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