The president is going to demonize the media no matter what they do. So why not do the right thing?
Way back in 2014—a century ago, it feels like—President Barack Obama requested time on major networks for an Oval Office address on immigration reform. Continue reading
Republicans banked this election on lies, fear-mongering, and rule-rigging. It almost worked.
I can’t be the only one who spent the night of the midterms tossing and turning. Though I managed to shut off the coverage and try to sleep, spasms of anxiety woke me repeatedly throughout the dreary hours. Continue reading
The president didn’t just want the FBI to stop investigating his friend Mike Flynn. He wanted it to arrest journalists.
How can you tell an authoritarian when you see one? We know the 20th century hallmarks—brown shirts, street rallies, and the like. But there’s an autocratic attitude, some historians suggest, that can easily be traced across the centuries. Continue reading