Entertaining Our Way into Falsehoods


by Paul R. Pillar Long after Donald Trump leaves office, analysts will continue to discuss the roots of his presidency’s excesses and outrages. They will offer explanations about larger phenomena in politics and society that go beyond Trump himself and that… Continue Reading  

The 2016 Elections: Media Equals Mediocrity


by Robert E. Hunter Whatever else happens this election year—and maybe the best and worst are yet to come—we can already conclude that the media has come fully into its own. The singular verb “is” is used advisedly, rather than the… Continue Reading