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Trump’s Strategy Is Backfiring

His tanking ratings show that there is such a thing as bad publicity.

May 27 2016 12:58 PMThe Dark Future of WhitewashingAsian Americans are increasingly overrepresented among our society’s elite. Will the U.S. succumb to anti-Asian prejudice?
May 26 2016 3:19 PMFellow Liberals, Let’s Stop Doing These ThingsThe bad tics and hideous behaviors of intralefty discourse today.
May 25 2016 5:13 PMElizabeth Warren Knows How to Attack Trump. Why Doesn’t Hillary?“What kind of a man does that?”
May 24 2016 4:14 PMWhy Won’t Obama Call the Men He Keeps Killing Radical Islamic Terrorists?When it comes to calling our enemies names before blowing them up, the president is soft.
May 23 2016 5:00 PMBernie Is Building an Army of Primary ChallengersDebbie Wasserman Schultz’s opponent is his prototype.
May 23 2016 2:39 PMHow Trump Could Win It’s a long shot. A very, very long shot.
May 20 2016 1:39 PMIs America’s Democracy Ripe for a Dictatorship?Why Andrew Sullivan thinks Trump may defeat Clinton for the U.S. presidency.
May 19 2016 7:26 PMBernie. Don’t Do This.With a scorched-earth campaign against Clinton, Sanders is risking his party’s nominee, its coalition, and his message.
May 19 2016 2:27 PMThe Case for PanickingWho cares if it’s just one poll? Donald Trump could be president. Americans should be terrified.
May 18 2016 1:01 PMThe Incompetent, Race-Baiting Fraud (and the Man Running to Replace Him as President)Trump is everything the right wing made Obama out to be.
May 17 2016 2:14 PMDid Nate Silver Actually Get Anything Wrong?A conversation about the data journalist and Donald Trump.
May 16 2016 3:04 PMWhy Obama Is Going to HiroshimaIt’s not to say sorry.
May 13 2016 5:45 PMDonald Trump Is Selling OutHis supporters don’t care, but independent voters might.
May 12 2016 4:57 PM“All I Can Say Is That This Is a Very Dumb Country”Checking back in with our panel of GOP voters who don’t like Trump to see where they stand today. 
May 12 2016 4:01 PMHow to Stop the Next TrumpThe GOP could change the nominating rules. Or it could change itself.
May 26 2016 3:49 PMWhat Aryans See in Donald TrumpHe is the Aryan warrior, come to save whiteness itself.
May 25 2016 7:11 PMHow a 2013 Governor’s Race Explains Clinton–TrumpTwo unpopular candidates battering each other in a contest over identity: What happened in Virginia doesn’t bode well for the country.
May 24 2016 5:44 PMNewt Gingrich Is the Perfect Trump Running MateWhy Donald should pick the former speaker of the House.
May 24 2016 12:53 PMA Letter to a Bernie-or-Bust VoterI get it. I was just like you once.
May 23 2016 4:34 PMIs Matt Bruenig a Populist Martyr?The progressive writer got fired over some mean tweets and raised $25,000 online. But the full story isn’t so simple.
May 23 2016 8:21 AMWhy the Next President Should Speak to Jon Stewart on a Regular Basis (Video)
May 20 2016 1:36 PMWhy the Democrats’ Platform Actually Matters This YearIt’s how Hillary and Bernie will make peace.
May 19 2016 6:56 PM10 Things Every Politician Who Endorses Donald Trump Should Be Forced to DefendAn indictment.
May 18 2016 4:09 PMThe Koch Brothers Were Supposed to Buy the 2016 ElectionWhat happened?
May 17 2016 6:01 PMWhy the Kentucky Primary Matters for Hillary ClintonThe price of party unity keeps going up.
May 17 2016 12:24 AMFundamentally Speaking, Hillary Clinton Won’t Blow ItThe election won’t be decided by gaffes and personality.
May 16 2016 8:29 AMCampbell Brown to the Next President: Reform the Education System (Video)
May 12 2016 6:18 PMWhy Donald Trump Needs Paul RyanThe man who can’t be bought is courting the GOP donor class now.
May 12 2016 4:34 PMNever GoldwaterThe attempt to wrest the 1964 GOP nomination from the Arizona senator and the birth of the modern GOP.
May 11 2016 8:24 PMThe Worst Republican for the JobTrump is no Romney, Rubio, or Kasich. Just look at the polls.

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