Consider two anecdotes: The First: Recently I tried to get into the mind of a Trump supporter that had posted a status about the
Today, it looks like any other Midwestern town. There are fast food restaurants, auto shops, drug stores, a laundromat, and rows of cookie-cutter houses.
In a few weeks, I turn 20. People keep telling me how young I am— how my life is just beginning. But today I
It unfolded so differently. The first that we heard about it was the announcement of the arrests, not rumors. Watergate began with the weird
Last night, I think that I finally got it: why Donald Trump feels that way he does about mainstream media, particularly CNN. Fake news.
At first we couldn’t talk about it. The dictums of the American Psychological Association said that not only was it inappropriate for us as
Poor fact-checkers. The lies coming out of the White House just won’t stop. The Washington Post uses Pinocchios to score just how bad a
I distinctly remember as a child once telling my mother I was divided into “half Muslim and half American,” as if there was no
The Chicago Cubs are in the 2016 World Series. Good for them. They’re a great team. So, why am I so bitter and resentful?
Everything is political. Our long-running series of political quotes–like this one– proves that. We think. We’re always on the lookout for quotes–contemporary and historical–that