The president’s action carries the same unavoidable whiff of playing identity politics with a key voting bloc of the Democratic Party.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu learns at ‘Hamilton’ that you have no control over who tells your story. And exaggerates it.
If you need a feel-good American moment, ‘Hamilton’ is still an excellent bet. Watch for George Washington to steal the show.
Denouncing all patriotic impulses as barbaric, tribal, and intrinsically racist will only fuel these impulses. Instead, we need to distinguish between healthy and unhealthy nationalism.
‘Hamilton’ has been nominated for 16 Tony awards, not least because it gives full-throated cheers for America and freedom that all Americans can join in.
Historian Lyra Monteiro says the smash hit ‘Hamilton’ is racist. On the contrary: she’s the one promoting stereotypes.
We have forgotten the miracle of a place where your background pales in comparison to your drive to grab opportunity. The hit musical ‘Hamilton’ reminds us.
‘Hamilton: An American Musical’ echoes John and Abigail Adams’s accusations that Alexander Hamilton was a serial adulterer. He wasn’t.