As the World Turns… On Bernie Sanders

Bernie seems to have worn out his media welcome. Will he still stay in the Democratic race through to the end?

Donald Trump Is Never Going To Be President

Trump’s antics in the race for the Republican presidential nomination may make for great entertainment, but he still is never going to be president.

Do Republicans Even Know What A Tax Is?

The Republican obsession with never appearing to raise taxes ever leads to some pretty strange policy choices.

Where Have All The Social Conservatives Gone?

Social conservatives are no longer the majority in American society.

Americans Aren’t Becoming More Politically Independent

The recent Gallup poll saying more Americans identify themselves as political independent doesn’t mean much.

Barack Obama Is A Very Important President

You can agree or disagree with his agenda, but it’s pretty clear Barack Obama is having a huge impact on America.

Bipartisanship Is No Utopia

Washington gridlock can be annoying, but that doesn’t mean bipartisan consensus produced outcomes that are necessarily more popular.

Sorry America, Republicans Don’t Want Bipartisanship

It’s really hard to be bipartisan when one partisan side doesn’t want to.

Our Future Do Nothing Congress

The Republicans could take unified control of Congress in next week’s elections, but don’t expect a whole lot to change.

Do Americans Want War Or Peace?

It’s hard to tell what type of foreign policy American voters actually want. In fact they might not care that much about the rest of the world at all.

Will Congress Vote to Authorize Airstrikes in Iraq?

Unfortunately for us, Congress is refusing to grapple with the current crisis in Iraq and Syria.

Do Liberals Focus Too Much on Guilt?

Guilt can be a powerful motivator in life, but is it a good idea to base a political strategy on it?

Hillary The Hawk?

Hillary Clinton recently outlined sharp differences between the Obama Administration’s approach to foreign policy and what her own might look like.

The Grass Is Always Greener On The Other Partisan Side

One of the biggest myths in American politics is that the other side is always doing much better than you are.

Understanding Bergdahlgate

The Republican fury over the release of Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl has more to do with the current state of the GOP than anything Obama did.

The Incredible Sinking Barack Obama

President Obama’s approval ratings have been remarkably stable over the past four years.