Donald Trump's rhetoric is breathtakingly authoritarian, but so far he's done less than his predecessors to expand executive power.
George W. Bush
The president's policy of separating families at the border is wrong, but he's enabled by a lack of legislative action dating back decades.
Twitter's Jack Dorsey apologized for eating at Chick-fil-A. What does that have to do with Donald Trump? Plenty.
Trump's Syria-related tweet once again betrays a terrifying lack of historical awareness.
Border Patrol guards average just two illegal-immigrant apprehensions per month; they don't need reinforcements.
U.S. presidents like to go looking for dragons to slay.
Fiscal hawks, from their perch in the wilderness, predict we may again see 13-digit deficits as soon as next year
Many of the underlying sentiments that made the statist post-9/11 bipartisan consensus possible are still in Washington, ready to be exploited.
Trying to minimize those divisions isn't very democratic.
Tribalism today, tribalism tomorrow, tribalism forever!
Instead of permanent tax reform we get temporary taxcut-and-spend, again.
The dissonance between the countries the Trump EO primarily affects and countries associated with 9/11 is embedded in U.S. foreign policy.
Al Gore Wouldn't Have Invaded Iraq, Third Parties are a Threat to Democracy, and Other New York Times Delusions
Incorrect conventional wisdom never dies.
Vice President-Elect Mike Pence on the Carrier Deal: 'The Free Market Has Been Sorting It Out and America's Been Losing.'
The GOP drops the pretense of being a free-market party.
The NSEERS program screened more than 93,000 immigrants over nine years but failed to catch a single potential terrorist.
Malia Obama Allegedly Smoking Pot Isn't a Big Deal, President Obama's Foot-Dragging on Marijuana Reform Is
Misdemeanor drug convictions can still ruin young people's present and cripple their future.
More than 12 times as many Florida Democrats rejected Al Gore in favor of Bush than they did for Nader.
Says too many innocent people go to jail because of bad forensics and poor counsel.
Our lethal and self-defeating Middle East policy appears more aimed at Iran and its allies than at the radical jihadi network that perpetrated 9/11.
Former Florida governor criticizes his older brother's presidency on first Colbert show. But is GOP really party of "limited govt"?
Anti-birthright Republicans should make their deportation plans clear. But so should pro-'pathway' Democrats
The former Bush defense secretary's said he's always been uncomfortable with the democratic rhetoric.
The ultimate Potemkin candidate of 2016?
The milestone you missed
Did Jeb Bush Misunderstand a Question About Whether He Would Have Authorized the Iraq War? Does It Matter?
The younger Bush is still aligned with the decisions made by his brother's administration.
Still appears unaware of his role in helping bring ISIS to life