Opinion

The 'book words' that may misle you
Speech.
Picture of James HarbeckJames Harbeck

The 'book words' that may misle you

Has Trump figured it all out?
Donald Trump.
Picture of Joel MathisJoel Mathis

Has Trump figured it all out?

America's long record of judicial despotism
Roger B. Taney.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

America's long record of judicial despotism

Against leftist perfectionism
Donkeys.
Kevin Morrow

Against leftist perfectionism

The dangerous incentive in a new domestic terror unit
Merrick Garland.
Jonathan Blanks

The dangerous incentive in a new domestic terror unit

Americans need to be reintroduced to baseball
The MLB logo.
Rick Henderson

Americans need to be reintroduced to baseball

Chile's bold political experiment is a lesson for Americans
Gabriel Boric.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

Chile's bold political experiment is a lesson for Americans

Putin calls America's bluff
President Biden and Vladimir Putin.
Picture of Damon LinkerDamon Linker

Putin calls America's bluff

Station Eleven and the sweetness of life on Earth
Station Eleven.
Picture of David FarisDavid Faris

Station Eleven and the sweetness of life on Earth

A skeptic's case for traditional voting
Voting.
Samuel Goldman

A skeptic's case for traditional voting

America squandered parents' trust
A school.
Stephanie H. Murray

America squandered parents' trust

Scream takes toxic fandom to task
Ghostface.
Picture of Brendan MorrowBrendan Morrow

Scream takes toxic fandom to task

The weirdest economy in decades
The economy.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

The weirdest economy in decades

Inflation is now a real, serious threat to Biden
President Biden.
Picture of James PethokoukisJames Pethokoukis

Inflation is now a real, serious threat to Biden

3 cheers for the pig man
The pig man.
Picture of Noah MillmanNoah Millman

3 cheers for the pig man

A new Contract with America
An elephant.
Samuel Goldman

A new Contract with America

Driving Afghanistan to famine
Famine in Afghanistan.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

Driving Afghanistan to famine

Self-radicalizing conservatives?
A cross.
Picture of Damon LinkerDamon Linker

Self-radicalizing conservatives?

A preview of GOP 1-party rule
An elephant.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

A preview of GOP 1-party rule

Is it wrong to politicize Jan. 6?
President Biden.
Picture of Joel MathisJoel Mathis

Is it wrong to politicize Jan. 6?

Triumph of the Biden-Trump stimulus?
Barack Obama and Joe Biden.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

Triumph of the Biden-Trump stimulus?

9 books to read in 2022
A reader.
Picture of Jeva LangeJeva Lange

9 books to read in 2022

15 movies to watch in 2022
2022 movies.
Picture of David FarisDavid Faris

15 movies to watch in 2022

Does Putin want to avoid war?
Vladimir Putin.
Picture of Noah MillmanNoah Millman

Does Putin want to avoid war?

How the algorithm killed the jingle
Jingles.
Alex Reice

How the algorithm killed the jingle

Why Apple's $3 trillion valuation bodes well for us all
The Apple logo.
Picture of James PethokoukisJames Pethokoukis

Why Apple's $3 trillion valuation bodes well for us all

Standing athwart slobs, yelling 'stop'
A slob.
Samuel Goldman

Standing athwart slobs, yelling 'stop'

How America could have open schools
School.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

How America could have open schools

Our inadequate COVID blame game
A COVID argument.
Picture of Damon LinkerDamon Linker

Our inadequate COVID blame game

Banning Trump from re-election is a pipe dream
Donald Trump.
Samuel Goldman

Banning Trump from re-election is a pipe dream

Content moderation can't stop another Jan. 6
A phone.
Jason Thacker

Content moderation can't stop another Jan. 6

Impunity is the rule for American elites
Donald Trump.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

Impunity is the rule for American elites

Republican politicians can't duck the implications of Jan. 6
An elephant.
Rick Henderson

Republican politicians can't duck the implications of Jan. 6

The Capitol riot's roots in the New Left
Protesters.
Samuel Goldman

The Capitol riot's roots in the New Left

A lost year for American democracy
The Capitol riot.
Picture of David FarisDavid Faris

A lost year for American democracy