The ongoing descent of the Trump campaign hate rhetoric and attacks spiraling toward places no self-respecting gutter would go owes whatever traction it has in the electorate to a systematic,

Donald Trump’s appointment of Breitbart News’ Steven Bannon to head a presidential campaign whose wheels are spinning off signals something even more ominous than the frightening prospect that

There’s absolutely no question but that Donald Trump’s barely-veiled assassination threat against Hillary Clinton Tuesday was intentional and deliberate. At a campaign rally, he injected a

That this is a U.S. presidential election season of massive contrasts is obvious. But what is at the core of those contrasts? This election season represents a unique opportunity to get a handle on

The selection of Virginia U.S. Senator Tim Kaine to be the vice-presidential nominee last Friday, and the subsequent veritably flawless roll out of the Democratic National Convention in

Poor William Kristol, quoted at the outset of the Republican National Convention this week by Ben Terris in the Washington Post lamenting that his party’s nomination of Donald Trump for President