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‘The Vietnam War’ is a masterpiece — and a model for assessing our history

The Ken Burns treatment is rightfully detached in the face of difficulty. Continue Reading....

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How miserable it must be to be a progressive

A novel about Brooklyn is a glimpse of how arduous life is for the incontinently conscientious. Continue Reading....

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Hillary Clinton still doesn’t get ‘what happened’ in the 2016 election

Working-class voters had legitimate grievances that Democrats ignored. Continue Reading....

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Congress faces the unaccustomed agony of actually setting policy. Good.

Necessary legislating looms for DACA and potentially the Iran deal. Continue Reading....

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Will Trump lower the nuclear bar?

Eisenhower had the wisdom to be appalled by nuclear weapons. Not Trump. Continue Reading....

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How Democrats left us vulnerable to North Korea’s nukes

If we had continued GOP programs, we’d be ready for the missiles coming our way. Continue Reading....

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What to do for little Charlie Gard

One cannot imagine a more wrenching moral dilemma. Continue Reading....

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Sessions lessons

Trump’s attacks on his attorney general show his pathological need to display dominance. Continue Reading....

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The guardrails hold

From the generals to the Boy Scouts, institutions are withstanding Trump. Continue Reading....

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Trump’s attacks on GOP senators are self-defeating

Why is the president trying to weaken Jeff Flake and Dean Heller? Continue Reading....

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