In Washington, the National Mall has gone quiet. The Blue Angels have flown back to base, the Abrams tanks have been returned to Ft. Stewart, in Georgia, and President Trumps July 4 speech has been debunked by fact-checkers and panned by Russian state-run TV. The memes it inspired might prove more enduring than the speech itself.
Ross Perots legendary list of lifetime achievements should start with captured the imagination.
More than a decade after the 2008 financial crisis, the U.S. is finally on the verge of adopting a much-needed reform designed to make the system more resilient.
Insanity is relative. It depends on who has who locked in what cage.
WASHINGTON If California Sen. Kamala Harris is elected president in 2020 and reelected in 2024, by the time she leaves office 114 months from now she might have a coherent answer to the question of whether Americans should be forbidden to have what 217 million of them currently have: private health insurance. Her 22 weeks of contradictory statements, and her Trumpian meretriciousness about her contradictions, reveal a frivolity about upending health cares complex 18% of Americas economy. And her bumblings illustrate how many of the Democratic presidential aspirants, snug in their intellectual silos, have lost if they ever had an aptitude for talking like, and to, normal Americans.