The power of low expectations

It’s a symptom of our time that a tape of the future president of the United States discussing machinations related to an alleged affair...

What striking teachers teach us

To “reading, writing and arithmetic,” we can now add “solidarity.” The new teacher activism — born in West Virginia and spreading to Oklahoma, Kentucky and...

John Brennan shows how to lose to Trump in one easy step

John Brennan may not know it, but he is acting in a drama scripted and produced by Donald J. Trump. As Eli Lake of Bloomberg...

Democrats’ smear of Kavanaugh sunk their own Senate chances

Just a few weeks ago, analysts thought that control of the U.S. Senate was in play this November and that momentum was shifting to...

Ilhan Omar is completely assimilated

Beto O’Rourke, the losing Texas senator candidate who bootstrapped his way into becoming a losing presidential candidate,...

Joe Biden’s heresy

The left is starting to take aim at Democratic front-runner Joe Biden. At a conference this week,...

The debates’ biggest losers? American taxpayers

Sen. Kamala Harris of California may have been the breakout winner of last week’s Democratic presidential debates,...

The state of the union, told with metrics

INDIANAPOLIS — And the State of the Union is …? With President Trump delivering his third State of...

Our descent into vitriol began long before Trump — and Democrats are culpable too

After a deranged Democrat living in his van nearly assassinated Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., firing more than 70 rounds at House Republicans practicing for...

On gun violence, we are a failed state

The surest sign a political regime is failing is its inability to do anything about a problem universally seen as urgent and that has...