Month: December 2015

The United States of Contradictions

By E.J. DIONNE JR.      WASHINGTON — With election year a month away, American politics is caught up in tensions, ironies, and a certain amount of sheer madness.      On the one hand: The U.S. economy is a marvel, driven...

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When hope begins

By MICHAEL GERSON      WASHINGTON — Donald Trump’s offenses against taste, tolerance and truthfulness are coming so fast that it is hard to pick out individual cases. But let’s linger on his recent foray into...

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