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Trump 2016

  1. campaign coup
    How Paul Manafort Took Over the Trump CampaignHe’s supplanted Corey Lewandowski as the organization’s power center.
  2. Melania Trump Thinks America Is in ‘Big Trouble.’ Huge. The Biggest.Only Donald can save us.
  3. The Donald’s DictionaryThe second edition of our super-luxury reference guide. 
  4. Will Donald Trump’s Next ‘Bold’ and Shocking Idea Be a Call to Nuke ISIS?It’s the logical next step. God help us. 
  5. Debate Offers Cruz-Rubio Grudge-Match PreviewThis could be where the GOP race is headed, though it doesn’t look like Trump’s going anywhere.
  6. the national interest
    Why Republicans Should Let Donald Trump Run As an IndependentLose the election, save the party.
  7. Trump Is Trying to Emulate Obama’s Winning Strategy in IowaMeanwhile, Ted Cruz and others are focused on “repeat customers” and more limited Iowa turnout.
  8. the national interest
    How Donald Trump Has Opened the Door for Ted Cruz to WinThe race may well be condensing into a three-way contest between Trump, Marco Rubio, and Cruz.
  9. the national circus
    Only One Thing Can Stop Donald TrumpHis anti-Muslim plan is the latest outrage that only seems to make him stronger.
  10. listen to the voters
    Trump Supporters Assess the Muslim BanReactions from the front-runner’s biggest fans in South Carolina. 
  11. the national interest
    Donald Trump May Not Get the Nomination, But He Has Already WonThe triumph of anti-Muslim bigotry.
  12. President Trump Would Destroy the EconomyThe Donald’s (sketchy) policy proposals suggest big stimulus, big inequality, and a global trade war.
  13. Would a Donald Trump Nomination Destroy the GOP Down-Ballot?Straight-ticket voting versus the “missing white voters.”
  14. the national interest
    What Happens If Donald Trump Wins the Republican Nomination?Five thoughts on the once-unthinkable.
  15. the national interest
    Terrorism in the Age of TrumpWhat’s changed in the right-wing brain since 9/11.
  16. Is Donald Trump a Fascist?Is it fair to call Donald Trump a fascist just because he feels like one?
  17. early and often
    Is Ted Cruz the Candidate Who Can Beat Donald Trump?He’s polling second in Iowa, so it’s his turn to be the GOP’s primary darling.
  18. early and often
    Donald Trump Wooed Key GOP Donors Sheldon Adelson, Paul Singer, and the KochsWhen they all spurned him, he bad-mouthed his rivals for seeking their support.
  19. politics
    Donald Trump’s Alliance With the National EnquirerDid Trump feed dirt on Ben Carson to his old buddy’s gossip weekly? 
  20. politics
    Rivals’ TV Ads Are Knocking Trump Down in PollsWill the former front-runner fire back with a political-ad blitz of his own? 
  21. What Happened to That Meeting Between Donald Trump and Roger Ailes?There hasn’t been one — and it doesn’t look like there will be. 
  22. media wars
    Don’t Expect a Lasting Truce in the Trump–Fox News War “Roger Ailes can’t turn back. The entire credibility of Fox as powerbroker rests on Trump being destroyed.”
  23. Why Donald Trump Needed Scott Walker to Walk AwayThe Wisconsin governor’s departure gives the Donald some breathing room during his toughest week yet.
  24. the national interest
    How Conservatives Explain Away Republican IslamophobiaThe real bigots are the people who point out bigoted statements.
  25. the national circus
    Donald Trump Is Saving Our DemocracyFar from destroying it, he’s exposing all its phoniness and corruption in ways as serious as he is not. And changing it in the process.
  26. early and often
    Donald Trump Is an Outrage Candidate for Good TimesHis remarkably modest promise is to replace one terrible set of elites with another, amazing one.
  27. early and often
    Why Trump Played Nice With Carson at the DebateWhen it comes to the humble doctor-candidate, the billionaire real-estate developer can’t afford to attack.
  28. the national interest
    At Second Presidential Debate, Republicans Try to Out-Crazy Trump, and SucceedReagan, good; Bush, good; taxes and science, bad.
  29. early and awkard
    How Trump Outmaneuvered the GOP — AgainIn promising not to run as a third-party candidate, the Donald gave a little and got a lot.
  30. the national interest
    What Is the Trump Endgame?How the Donald will play a huge role in deciding the next president. Yuuuge.
  31. politics
    Ted Cruz Is the Only GOP Candidate Who Knows How to Handle Donald TrumpAnd it’s all part of his master plan.
  32. the national interest
    Donald Trump Is Going to Lose Because He Is CrazyA candidate with the power to destroy, but not the power to conquer.
  33. power
    How Donald Trump and Fox News Went Back to WarHostilities resume.
  34. early and often
    The Trump Expansion PlanHe’s staffing up, and out to get one rival in particular.
  35. the national interest
    Trump Is the Republicans’ Nightmare and They Won’t Wake Up From ItA party’s comeback strategy lies in tatters.
  36. How Roger Ailes Picked Trump, and Fox News’ Audience, Over Megyn KellyAiles had to mute his defense of his star anchor after the GOP debate. 
  37. politics
    Donald Trump and Roger Ailes Make Up — for Now A truce to prevent Trump from potentially damaging the Fox News brand.
  38. 2016
    Donald Trump Says Something Awful, Is Actually Punished for Once“You could see there was blood coming out of her eyes, blood coming out of her wherever.’’
  39. the national circus
    The GOP Debate: Donald Trump and the DisappointmentsBush was dreadful. Rubio was tedious. Walker was bland. Only Kasich held his own against the GOP’s man of the hour.
  40. 2016 gop primary debate
    Donald Trump’s Newest Enemy: Fox News The debate showed Roger Ailes has had a change of heart, and he could prove to be a tougher opponent than any Trump’s faced.
  41. the national interest
    Donald Trump vs. the Republican Party: Now It’s WarFox News goes after Trump, and Trump threatens to go.
  42. The Trump Campaign Has Descended Into Civil WarLeft unchecked, the dysfunction threatens to undermine the Donald’s core message: his management acumen. 
  43. the national interest
    Donald Trump, Affect, and the Conservative MindAn unexpected candidacy reveals that it was never about ideas.
  44. the national circus
    The GOP Only Has Itself to Blame for Weaponizing Donald TrumpThe candidate’s campaign circus keeps gaining steam because of the fault lines within his own party. 
  45. On Trump, Murdoch Has Lost Control of Ailes, FoxHas Fox News spun out of the media mogul’s control?