One of the reasons our politics are so ugly is that politicians and activists insist the impossible is not only possible, but easy.
Many voters understand how polls can be used as weapons and don’t want to give the “enemy” any satisfaction.
The idea that all life on this planet is in jeopardy if America doesn’t wean itself from fossil fuels is just hyperbole.
In a party defined by what used to be called white guilt, the last thing you can say is that black voters are wrong.
One tragedy of the billionaire sex offender’s death is that it will make it harder to argue against the paranoia that is increasingly consuming our politics.