People cast their votes at a polling place in Winterville, Ga., November 6, 2018. (Chris Aluka Berry/Reuters) Republicans are giving up on entitlement reform, and seniors’ share of the population will only grow. The president…

Ukraine Now

Ukraine Now

(Jim Young/Reuters) No one in our political debate has been very careful about distinctions lately, so why should the Ukraine controversy be any different? In evaluating the controversy, it is necessary to acknowledge that different…

(Troy Taormina/USA TODAY Sports) The National Basketball Association is facing heavy backlash from Chinese supporters after Daryl Morey, general manager of the Houston Rockets, tweeted his support for the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. China’s…

As Congress lurches towards impeachment, complete with Cabinet-level subpoenas, the specter of a Mike Pence presidency looms larger. But let’s face it: Whether it’s in 2024 or sooner, President Pence in the Oval Office would…

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meets with U.S. President Donald Trump during the Singapore summit June 12. Low-level talks with North Korea have apparently gone nowhere, and North Korea claims that the U.S. still…

Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale. Photo by Gunnar Klack, via Wikimedia Commons. Good morning. Auberon Waugh said he preferred “the vituperative arts”—that is criticism and journalism—to fiction, but “the trouble with being a…