Describing President Trump and his flaws, Rebecca Solnit really highlights the great flaw of the American presidency as it becomes ever more monarchical.
President Trump clearly lacks elementary prudence or self-discipline. But the voters chose him, and the Constitution doesn’t give us any way around them.
Our political culture has degraded to the point where it encourages the worst presidential temptations—and we’ve made waging war nearly as easy as firing off a tweet.
For all his condemnations of Obama’s energetic presidency, Trump feels pressured to be just as energetic, or more so, in the first 100 days of his own.
The government is basically a giant Human Resources Department with tanks, and the president is in charge of it. A monarchy saps that ridiculous self-importance.
Our greatest presidents drank—some responsibly, others to hooch-happy excess. The effects of alcohol seem to have enhanced their statesmanship.
President Trump can help restore balance and empower Congress to legislate specific solutions to problems facing the American people.
People who say Trump is ‘not my president’ seem to expect a personal relationship with the man in the nation’s highest office. Which is weird, right?
Our third president fought for limited government and the Constitution during his time in office, despite a controversial election and skeptical opponents.
In the din of the competing narratives, conservatives may lose sight of areas in which the Obama administration deserves praise.
The Carrier deal shows that Donald Trump isn’t going to ‘drain the swamp.’ He’s just going to favor a different set of swamp creatures.
If appointed defense secretary, ret. Gen. James Mattis could help overcome the political correctness that prevents us from discussing Islamism.
If you’re teaching your kids that the president reliably tells the truth and does the right thing, then the future citizens you’re raising may turn out gullible and easily led.
The vice-presidential debate made clear that there is a way for both the Republican Party and America to survive this miserable election.
There are a number of eerie parallels between the health of Hillary Clinton and that of another progressive political figure, President Woodrow Wilson.
Aversion to everything Donald Trump says is keeping journalists from doing a better job covering important issues such as immigration and American foreign policy.
Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson’s character in HBO’s ‘Ballers’ is exactly who we need to run for president in 2016.
When crunch time has come, our deep state has managed largely to keep the ship afloat and chugging ahead. They’ll see us through either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump.
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