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'Law and Order' Doesn't Work Anymore Jun. 03, 2021

Susan Estrich

It worked for Richard Nixon, who won the presidency in 1968, redrawing the electoral map. The once-s... Read More

A Candid Look at the Election and State of Our Country Nov. 06, 2020

From the Desk of Dr. J

On Election Day, I got up early to vote, earlier than I ever have since I cast my first ballot to pa... Read More

Law and Order Jul. 25, 2020

Susan Estrich

It was the title of a speech by then-Gov. (and later President) Calvin Coolidge in 1919. He was talk... Read More

The Race Card, 2020 Version: How Trump Has Used the Pandemic to Play His Willie Horton Card May. 30, 2020

Susan Estrich

Donald Trump has been trying for years to play his Willie Horton card, to divide the country along l... Read More

Willie Horton: Part Deux Jul. 28, 2019

Wayne Allyn Root

I've long argued that Democrats aren't just radical, extreme and crazy but dangerous, too. They are ... Read More

Same Old Poison, Brassy New Salesman Nov. 07, 2018

Joe Conason

Whatever the outcome of the midterm elections, the Republican Party under Donald Trump has awakened ... Read More

Of Willie and Luis, and the Politics of Hate Nov. 01, 2018

Susan Estrich

In 1988, Lee Atwater, George Bush's campaign manager, vowed to make "Willie Horton" (real name, Will... Read More

Jeb Accuses Trump of Being a New Yorker Sep. 08, 2015

Froma Harrop

Jeb Bush complains that the political media have not treated Donald Trump as a serious candidate. Th... Read More

Obama Throws Open 46 Cell Doors at Last Jul. 14, 2015

Debra J. Saunders

President Barack Obama commuted the sentences of 46 federal drug offenders Monday. In his first term... Read More

The GOP and Willie Horton, Together Again May. 20, 2015

Roger Simon

A question for Jeb Bush. And this one isn't about his brother. It's about his father. Now that we kn... Read More