Is Trump Committed to Democratic Rule of Law?

Is Trump Committed to Democratic Rule of Law?

Donald Trump’s rhetoric has been so dangerously outside the bounds of normal American political discourse — which, at least, pays lip service to constitutional governance and democratic rule — that legitimate questions about whether he could be relied on to fully and...
Clinton’s Surprising Debate Stumble on Trade

Clinton’s Surprising Debate Stumble on Trade

In her first debate with Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton delivered one of her more memorable one-liners when she quipped, “I think Donald just criticized me for preparing for this debate. You know what else I prepared for? I prepared to be president.” Debate...
See Marco Run

See Marco Run

Since his relatively strong third-place showing in Iowa, the ups and downs of Senator Marco Rubio’s GOP presidential campaign are getting more attention. And so are the lefts and rights. After the man once dubbed “The Republican Savior“ by Time magazine fared well in...
The GOP Candidates Know Nothing about Syria

The GOP Candidates Know Nothing about Syria

Like many political animals, I was glued to the latest Republican presidential debate. For the most part, there were no surprises: Donald Trump railed against Muslims, Chris Christie lamented that the NSA can’t intercept Americans’ phone calls and emails as easily as...
Please Don’t Shoot the Moderators

Please Don’t Shoot the Moderators

We were treated to a classic man-bites-dog moment at the latest Republican presidential debate. There the moderators were, CNBC’s finest, lying in ambush with their carefully crafted “when did you stop beating your wife” questions at the ready. But as soon as they...
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