In comedy, self-deprecation is a key byproduct of self-awareness. But there is virtually no serious self-deprecation in partisan politics, because self-deprecation cedes points to your opponent.
For some of us, the holidays aren’t the only time we encounter people we disagree with. Here’s how to act your age and set politics aside every so often.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has gotten a lot of support after mentioning her apartment hunting woes. That wasn’t true when Sean Duffy said something similar.
A Democrat-led California oversight agency released a report earlier this year on wildfire destruction that mirrored President Trump’s sentiments. Yet he’s taking heat for being ‘partisan.’
Many Democrats see the Constitution as a way to achieve their partisan goals, not as a set of politically neutral and idealistic values.
Sen. Jeff Flake suggests someone who would allow others to lie about him and smear his good name without vigorously defending himself is the sort of person we want on the Supreme Court.
The media’s weird praise for North Korea over the weekend is a timely reminder of why we just can’t trust the Left with power.
The Committee to Protect Journalists just gave Donald Trump its award for Undermining Global Press Freedom, making a mockery of its supposed mission.
Our political press corps’ surrender of independent, fact-based analysis for Democrat talking points has been on full display now that Republicans are in control.
An unwillingness to let go will lead to gridlock and inaction as the majority party is unable to resolve its internal disputes yet also unwilling to advance the legislative process.
The 60-vote requirement has become a political club not just preventing imprudent action but almost any serious action at all.
If it is accurate to call both conservative Paul Ryan and progressive Elizabeth Warren extremists, does that mean the right thing to do is to average out their ideological differences?
I’m fed up with the anti-anti-anti-Trumpers, so now I’m anti-anti-anti-anti-Trump. Welcome to the tangled web of stupid partisan bickering in 2017.
No one has to agree with House Speaker Paul Ryan, or any other member of Congress for that matter. But what ever happened to basic manners?
When you have complete uniformity of opinions, you no longer have a democracy. People who wail about the divisiveness in our society want us to all have the same opinions—theirs.
Trump opponents question whether his attorney general is allowed to follow Justice Department regulations, the Constitution, and the practices of presidents from both political parties.
The folks at Merriam-Webster today are too busy making the world an angrier, more divided place to be bothered with intellectual honesty.
Americans have a moral superiority problem. A central feature of moral superiority, also known as ‘self-enhancement,’ is irrational thinking.
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