A 20-Year-Old GOP Strategy Drew the Road Map for Trump’s Attempted Coup

In 2000 in Florida, minority votes were systematically suppressed, in part through the use of a…

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Joe Biden Was Nobody’s First Pick. Thank God

The president-elect was a tepid compromise candidate in an era when politics runs on wild-eyed fandom.…

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Voting Became a Lot More Cool: How the Kids Showed Up for Biden

The more young voters there are, the better it is for Democrats, and in 2020, with…

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Trump’s War on Black Voters Is Far From Over

The story of the Greenville Food Blockade has been heavy on my mind as I think…

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Trump Is Gone. Will Irony Go With Him?

America rode ironic detachment to the brink. Now, it must regain its good faith. Just as Donald…

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My Mama Hasn’t Spoken in Two Years, But I Want her to Know Trump Lost

Racism robs black women like her while uplifting selfish men like Trump. I wish I could hear…

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A Political Scientist Explains Why We’re Not So Doomed After All

GFR: Your firm, the Eurasia Group, is a political risk analysis firm. What is political risk…

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Optimism Is Dead Again

Who can be chipper with a president trying to steal an election? Well, we had one day,…

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It’s Okay to Be a Sore Winner

Never let Trump supporters forget what kind of man they voted for. As Donald Trump loses the…

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Celebrate Biden’s Victory. Then Confront Why It Was So Difficult to Achieve

Joe Biden just won the election for president of the United States — at long last.…

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Trump In Exile Could Still Pose a Dangerous Threat to Democracy

The Biden landslide foreshadowed by the polls did not happen. Biden was supposed to sweep through…

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How Stacey Abrams Made Georgia the Center of the Political Universe

For the next two months, the whole country will be watching us. I moved to Athens, Georgia…

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