Donald Trump

Obama's Uncertain Legacy

A presidency of great symbolic value had both ups and downs. But Obama's greatest achievements now hang in the balance.

By William Galston

Who Is Really Politically Correct?

How did a term with such a long history on the left get co-opted by the right?

By Kevin Mattson

Cory Booker Takes a Smart Stand

The New Jersey senator breaks with a norm to defy a norm-breaking President.

By Nathan Pippenger

Can Truth Survive Trump?

What does the triumph of brazen fabulation portend for the future?

By Arthur Goldhammer

Race in Trump's America

If Donald Trump can do as well as Mitt Romney among people of color, is the left missing something on the politics of race?

By John McWhorter