The Rules Do Not Apply to Trump Because the Rules Never Existed
President Donald Trump is showing us how norms were always just guidelines.
Too Much and Still Not Enough: Mourning Aretha Franklin
The funerals of my Muslim childhood were quick and modest. But I've learned to love the extended gospel funeral. Aretha's homegoing reminded me why.
Republicans Fail to Advance Their Skinny Repeal Bill
John McCain cast the deciding vote.
What McCain's Brain Cancer Tells Us About Vietnam Vets' Exposure to Agent Orange
The Republican senator never has sought to connect any of his health troubles, including prior bouts with skin cancer, with Agent Orange exposure and has a mixed record when it comes to compensating fellow veterans for wartime exposures.
Political Tar Is Sticky — Ask Our Muslim President
Hammering on how a candidate seems different from a voter opens the door for smears to adhere.