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Andrew O'Hehir is a senior writer for Salon.
Why It's Fantasyland to Assume Trump Is Going to Leave in a Scandal Anytime Soon
Posted on: Apr 1, 2017, Source: Salon
It's tempting to believe that Trump's an idiot and Flynn's testimony could bring him down. Have we learned nothing?
Lord of Misrule: Don’t Be So Sure the Demise of Trumpcare Is a Defeat for Donald Trump
Posted on: Mar 26, 2017, Source: Salon
If Trump’s real agenda is to sow disorder and undermine democracy, even his dreadful last week might be a win.
The Hilarious Joke Of Blaming DudeBros for Everything
Posted on: Mar 12, 2017, Source: Salon
Irritating left-wing guys have ruined democracy, apparently. Which might suggest it wasn't doing so great before.
Trump Follows Up Bizarre Wiretap Allegations By Demanding Investigation—But of What?
Posted on: Mar 5, 2017, Source: Salon
Trump's tweet-burst suggests he has no idea how surveillance works. But Team Obama's denials leave some loopholes.
Can the Media Get It Together to Sink Trump?
Posted on: Mar 4, 2017, Source: Salon
The "opposition party" is finally awaking, but it may be too late for American democracy.
Has Donald Trump Finished Off Conservative Thought Once and for All?
Posted on: Feb 18, 2017, Source: Salon
The movement once had a coherent philosophy. After the neocons, bigots and neo-fascists, there's nothing left.
To Overcome Donald Trump, We First Have to Accept That We Created Him
Posted on: Feb 11, 2017, Source: Salon
Resisting his dangerous agenda is critical. So is accepting that he's not a fluke.
Elegy for a Year of Death in America
Posted on: Dec 31, 2016, Source: Salon
If Nietzsche was right about "what does not kill me," we're stronger now. Facing the darkness is the way forward.
What They Did in the Shadows: President Putin and President Trump, and What We Know About What We Don’t Know
Posted on: Dec 17, 2016, Source: Salon
It's a shocking real-life spy story, but what really happened—and what it means—may not be clear for decades.
America’s First White President
Posted on: Dec 10, 2016, Source: Salon
What's that, you say? There were 43 other white guys before him? Yeah, OK—but not like this.
Comparisons to Hitler and 1933 Are Not Out of Whack—Something Like That Could Happen Here
Posted on: Nov 26, 2016, Source: Salon
None of us could stop Donald Trump, and comparisons to 1933 no longer seem ludicrous. What do we do now?
The Trump Who Stole Christmas: Win or Lose, Donald Trump Has Ruined Everything
Posted on: Nov 5, 2016, Source: Salon
Maybe Trump did us a solid by ripping open the rotting carcass of democracy, but our national nightmare isn't over.
Donald Trump, Domestic Terrorist: The Man Who Tried to Kill Democracy—And Why We Had It Coming
Posted on: Oct 22, 2016, Source: Salon
Yes, Trump is dangerous, but he's not the real problem.
White Supremacy and Trump Fever: The Toxic Combo That’s Killing People—White People
Posted on: Sep 24, 2016, Source: Salon
Donald Trump is a deadly drug for white folks, promising an endless, self-destructive high. There is a better way.
Snowden vs. 'Snowden': Oliver Stone’s American Hero, and the Real Guy Who Told Us Things We Didn’t Want to Know
Posted on: Sep 17, 2016, Source: Salon
Oliver Stone's movie is a gripping fable of male fall and redemption, but the real Snowden story is much bigger.
The Right's War on College: "Starving the Beast" Exposes the Fight to Destroy America's Great Public Universities
Posted on: Sep 9, 2016, Source: Salon
There was one unifying factor that drove Sanders’ unexpected groundswell of support.
Bad Girls, Big Trouble: The Self-Destructive Young Woman as Feminist Archetype
Posted on: Sep 2, 2016, Source: Salon
How Natasha Lyonne and Morgan Saylor's roles as reckless, selfish, magnetic characters strike a blow for feminism.
The Year of Dark Magical Thinking: Unskewed Reality, Hillary's Health and the Rise of the Racist Alt-Right
Posted on: Aug 28, 2016, Source: Salon
How Karl Rove's 2012 Fox News humiliation unleashed Trump, Breitbart and the demons of the alt-right.
In Search of Christine Chubbuck: The Mystery of TV's First On-Air Suicide
Posted on: Aug 25, 2016, Source: Salon
Documentary meets thriller in a fascinating inquiry into the Sarasota newswoman who shot herself on air in 1974.
Ryan Lochte, Donald Trump and the Steep Decline of American Democracy
Posted on: Aug 21, 2016, Source: Salon
Inspiring lessons of this year’s Olympics? Same as the Trump campaign: Smash stuff, lie and issue a fake apology.
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