Latest from Barton Swaim
China tried, but it has not worked out. What now? Something important, apparently.
  • Jun 21, 2017
  • Opinion
Yes, we find it difficult to live together and our enemies abroad do not rest. But we are not a nation in peril, so we can share a chuckle.
  • May 31, 2017
When metaphors in politics are not just stupidly unhelpful, they’re designed to cut off debates.
  • May 25, 2017
  • Opinion
The media backlash against the president has been as shocking as the election result.
  • May 18, 2017
Alleging “an unusually extensive network of relationships” won’t do it.
  • May 12, 2017
  • Opinion
He lies all the time, but forget about his words for a while.
  • Apr 25, 2017
Let’s not equate the adoption of policies with intelligence or righteousness.
  • Apr 12, 2017
Whatever one’s view of Trump, he has mastered the art of fighting battles on his own terms.
  • Apr 5, 2017
The phrase is just a handy way to add a charge of dishonesty to their criticism.
  • Mar 31, 2017
Maybe his remarks weren't an expression of contempt for the media, but a rejection of a cynical game.
  • Mar 20, 2017