Brad Pitt in The Tree of Life (Fox Searchlight) Set aside your devices and diversions for two hours, and you’ll see something wonderful. ‘There are two ways through life — the way of nature and…

PRUDENCE OVER PROPHECY

Prudence over Prophecy

Paul Krugman speaks with reporters after meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo in 2016. (Franck Robichon/Pool/Reuters) Defenders of the so-called Green New Deal stack the rhetorical deck. Paul Krugman gets teased from…

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard greets diners during a campaign stop in Portsmouth, N.H., February 17, 2019. (Brian Snyder/Reuters) If the Hawaiian congresswoman’s life were a novel, it would be called unrealistic. One: Tulsi Gabbard was born…

A member of the Islamic State in Iraq waves an ISIL flag in Raqqa, June 29, 2014. (Stringer via Reuters) She may not push the citizenship issue if she faces prison time here. I  had a…

THE FATUOUS DEMOCRATS

The Fatuous Democrats

Senator Kamala Harris (D, Calif.) speaks at a campaign town hall meeting in Portsmouth, N.H., February 18, 2019. (Brian Snyder/Reuters) Their field of 2020 presidential candidates is distinctly unimpressive. As the revelations of political manipulation and…

Robert Mueller in 2011 (Eric Thayer/Reuters) The Justice Department is expecting Special Counsel Robert Mueller to issue the final report on his investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election as early as next week,…

President Barack Obama meets with NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen in the Oval Office, May 13, 2011. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) A key worry among American critics of NATO is that…

MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin has said that Russia is militarily ready for a Cuban Missile-style crisis if the United States wanted one, and that his country currently has the edge when it comes…

It was supposed to be a good year for Taoiseach Leo Varadkar. In January, for the first time since 2007, the Irish government—which was so savaged by the global financial crisis of 2008 that it…

In one of the most extensive searches of college yearbooks ever, we found blackface and Ku Klux Klan photos like Ralph Northam's far beyond Virginia. The old yearbook photos capture the lighthearted moments from college worth…

CHICAGO — “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett choreographed a homophobic, racist attack against himself with the help of two brothers he knew, in an attempt to raise his profile because he was dissatisfied with the salary he…

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., entered the 2020 presidential race this week promising to transform America with a left-wing vision of economic and environmental justice. But the self-described democratic socialist’s high-end income, multiple houses and fondness for air…