The Atlantic – Why Can’t Trump Just Condemn Nazis?

When violence erupted during a white-nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, one year ago this weekend, President Trump was slow to respond. When he did, his response was shockingly diffident, condemning the “egregious display of hatred, bigotry, and violence on many sides.” The president was faster to comment on the anniversary of the march. Saturday morning,…

Stop wondering who’s going to save us from Trump

No matter where I am, here in Washington or elsewhere in the United States, the question is almost always the same. “Jonathan, who’s going to save us?” Not an unreasonable question given the daily assault against morality, truth and democracy that is President Trump and his administration. At first, I struggled for an answer. Like everyone else, I’ve run out…

These 9 Candidates Have Ties To White Nationalists Or Nazis — And They’re All Republicans

More white nationalists are running for state or federal office than in any other election in modern history, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center. Some of these candidates are proud, card-carrying Nazis, while others have had more subtle flirtations with the “alt-right.” There’s even a Jew among them. Who should you be keeping an eye out…

Trump’s shameful capitulation to Vladimir Putin is part of a bigger (and more dangerous) pattern

President Donald Trump’s obsequious performance during his joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki today was a national disgrace. And it spells dangerous times ahead for the world. The event has certainly given pundits plenty to analyze (and critics to attack), although the primary focus of pundits will likely be Trump’s determination to…