Latest from Barton Swaim

China tried, but it has not worked out. What now? Something important, apparently.

  • Jun 21, 2017

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

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

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
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