The motivation for Trump’s racism doesn’t matter. What matters is how we respond.
The most successful political strategy is to stand up forcefully for what is right.
Trump will make this election a test of what kind of country we are and what kind of country we want to live in.
Kneeling before the flag in silent, nonviolent protest is not disrespectful to the Stars and Stripes.
Tariffs are a crude club, one that invites retaliation. Trump’s use of them reveals that he sees the U.S. as weak, not strong.
It is grotesque that Trump could not bring himself to warn Putin publicly that continued interference with our elections is unacceptable.
We need judges who will ensure that those who violated their rights are held responsible.
We must take back the Congress and the statehouses and rally the democratic bodies against the usurpations of the ideological majority of the court.
The danger of a failed summit is that Trump’s “war cabinet” would use a failure to goad Trump into confrontation.
The damage that is being done at home and abroad is immense, but as the old gospel song teaches, “We’ve come too far, we can’t turn back now.”