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It’s hard to say what this Showtime docuseries adds to our understanding of politics or the way the news cycle works.
HBO Drops Mark Halperin Project Amid Sexual-Harassment Allegations
Showtime has also released a statement on its involvement with the
The Greatest Showman
Trailer: Hugh Jackman Sings!
Hugh Jackman’s long-gestating P.T. Barnum biopic will be in theaters this Christmas.
The Trump Voters Who Don’t Deserve Democrats’ Sympathy
If some people want to vote against their own self-interest, maybe the party should let them.
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus Closing After 146 Years
The final performance will be in May.
Michelle Williams in Talks for Circus Musical
The Greatest Showman on Earth.
Chases a Sorkinized View of the 2016 Election
It capitalizes on the most appealing aspect of many of Sorkin’s TV series: the enormous boundaries between the public persona and the real self.
The Circus Is in Town: Playing Pool With the Ringling Bros. Ringmaster
The first black barker for The Greatest Show on Earth describes life among the clowns and acrobats.
Frank Rich on the National Circus: Obamacare’s Failures Are Obama’s Fault
How could such an accomplished president screw up so badly?
Frank Rich: CBS’s Benghazi Report Was a Hoax
It’s reminiscent of the
Frank Rich: GOP Is More Cuccinelli Than Christie
The New Jersey governor as president? Fuggedaboutit.
Frank Rich: Obamacare Mess Threatens Liberalism
Reaganism would make a comeback.
Frank Rich on the National Circus: The Shutdown Won’t Kill the Radical Right
This anti-government insurgency is 200 years old.
Frank Rich: GOP Can’t Impeach Obama, Closes D.C.
The Obamacare fight isn’t about reforming health care in the slightest.
Frank Rich on the National Circus: America Is Soft on Domestic Terrorism
Mass shooters are the equivalent of homegrown suicide bombers.
Frank Rich on the National Circus: Obama Strikes Out on Syria
The president couldn’t rouse Congress after a massacre in Newtown, so how could he for one abroad?
Frank Rich on the National Circus: Even Neocons Disagree on Mideast Intervention
The Iraq consensus of yore is long gone.
Frank Rich: GOP Should Be Happy About CNN’s Hillary Film
Hard to believe?
Frank Rich on the National Circus: The Chilling Manning Trial
It’s frightening that the government would charge a leaker with “aiding the enemy.”
Frank Rich on the National Circus: Obama Looks Lost in Egypt for a Reason
Frank Rich on the National Circus: Immigration Reform Enters Its Death Spiral
If Senate Republicans don’t kill it, the crazies in the House will.
Frank Rich on the National Circus: Edward Snowden Won’t Undo the Patriot Act
America yawns while he hides.
Frank Rich on the National Circus: Why Obama Might Just End the ‘Perpetual War’
The country is not panicked about terrorism, and that gives the president an opportunity.
Frank Rich: GOP Finds a New Watergate
finds a new Watergate.
Frank Rich on the National Circus: Benghazi Isn’t Watergate
Frank Rich on the National Circus: Obama Needs to Make Up for His Gitmo Failure
The president could do more despite Congress tying his hands.
Frank Rich on the National Circus: The GOP Goes Benghazi on Boston
Politicizing tragedy before the manhunt was even over.
Frank Rich: GOP Shamed Out of Guns Filibuster
Even if background checks pass, it will be a small step forward for gun control.
Frank Rich on the National Circus: Mark Sanford Defeats the Bible Thumpers
Look who doesn’t support traditional marriage.
Frank Rich on the National Circus: How Iraq Wounded America
Cynicism, tax cuts, and economic collapse.
Frank Rich: Surprise! Mitt As Robotic As Thought
: Bartender photo-ops win elections.
Frank Rich on the National Circus: Even Rand Paul Can Get It Right Once a Term
The senator’s performance art was admirable.
Frank Rich: Republicans Get Ahead of History
Look who’s getting behind gay marriage and Obamacare.
Frank Rich on the National Circus: Hagel Was Bad; His Inquisitors Were Worse
McCain has some chutzpah to criticize the nominee over Iraq.
Frank Rich on the National Circus: Obama Elevates Stonewall, Boxes In Roberts
The chief justice doesn’t want to be on the wrong side of history.
Frank Rich on the National Circus: Gun Control Needs More Than Obama
This will take decades.
Frank Rich on the National Circus: The Fiscal Cliff Was a Molehill
The standoff is over but the ideological war will get much bloodier.
Frank Rich: America’s Other Original Sin
The struggle to make America safer will take decades. Is Newtown the start?
Frank Rich on the National Circus: America’s Real Fiscal Crisis
Who’s really hurting workers? The Koch brothers, for starters.
Frank Rich on the National Circus: The Fiscal Cliff Is the Y2K of 2012
Obama can wait out the
Frank Rich on the National Circus: Petraeus Affair Just Gets Stranger
Adultery isn’t a crime.
Frank Rich on the National Circus: Why Sandy Didn’t Change the Race
Do you think Christie would’ve cozied up to Obama if Romney were already winning?
Frank Rich on the National Circus: Romney Fails the Commander-in-Chief Test
The Beltway morning-after boilerplate on Mitt is wrong.
Frank Rich on the National Circus: Obama the Alpha Dog
The president left the Ambien at home and kept going at Romney.
Frank Rich on the National Circus: Obama’s Ambien-esque Performance
How Obama can recover and what Romney should do to keep his momentum going.
Frank Rich on the National Circus: Romney Neutralizes His Own Super-PACs
Maybe old, rich white men won’t buy this election after all.
Frank Rich on the National Circus: Romney’s Bubble Bursts
Mitt reveals himself to be a callous man who doesn’t know how Americans live.
Frank Rich on the National Circus: Romney’s Reckless Rebuke
Mitt gets ahead of the facts to attack Obama.
Frank Rich on the National Circus: Michelle Obama Has Come a Long Way
Remember when she was considered a liability to Barack?
Frank Rich on the National Circus: Chris Christie, New Jersey Sun King
Mitt is a passing fad for the governor.