Latest from Max Boot
  • Opinion

Why is the GOP waging a culture war? Follow the money.

The right-wing money machine has become the tail wagging the elephant.
  • Apr 14, 2021
  • Opinion

Biden’s Afghanistan withdrawal could be the first step to a Taliban takeover

Pulling out the last U.S. troops may send the country into a downward spiral.
  • Apr 13, 2021
  • Opinion

Israeli sabotage won’t stop Iran’s nuclear ambitions. Only the nuclear deal can do that.

Israeli sabotage can delay Iran’s nuclear program. But only diplomacy can stop it.
  • Apr 12, 2021
  • Opinion

How do the immigrants who run Fox feel about Tucker Carlson’s anti-immigrant rants?

Carlson's latest endorsement of white supremacy marks a new low for the network.
  • Apr 9, 2021
  • Opinion

The GOP can’t be saved. Center-right voters need to become Biden Republicans.

The Republican Party has become even more of a horror show than I once anticipated.
  • Apr 7, 2021
  • Opinion

Georgia Republicans can’t admit the real reason they’re restricting voting

Move over, Dr. Seuss. The Georgia voting law is the latest front in the right-wing culture war.
  • Apr 5, 2021
  • Opinion

No one seems bothered by massive deficits. And that bothers me.

Budget deficits are breaking records. Too bad there is no party of fiscal discipline anymore.
  • Mar 29, 2021
  • Opinion

Republicans want to make voting hard and gun ownership easy

I’m enraged by Republican obstructionism on guns. You should be, too.
  • Mar 23, 2021
  • Opinion

After a contentious meeting, there are six things Biden must do to counter China’s rise

China is convinced it can outplay the West. With this six-point agenda, Biden can show that’s not true.
  • Mar 22, 2021
  • Opinion

The GOP is accelerating its descent into authoritarianism

Instead of renouncing Trump, Republicans are renouncing democracy.
  • Mar 17, 2021