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Feb 08 2016 | 11:47 am - Columnist Michael Gerson: Win or lose, Trump has brought the language and sensibilities of cable TV to presidential politics.
Feb 02 2016 | 6:13 pm - Columnist Michael Gerson: For those who criticize populist candidates, it is doubly important to understand and address the causes of populist discontent. One of those causes is pervasive, warranted economic anxiety.
Jan 19 2016 | 11:21 am - Columnist Michael Gerson: The outbreak of hostilities between Donald Trump and Ted Cruz may not be edifying, but it is clarifying.
Jan 14 2016 | 3:34 pm - Columnist Michael Gerson: Every year at State of the Union time, the president and his staff say the speech will not include them. But the laundry won’t keep track of itself. The union is varied and expansive, and so are the responsibilities...
Jan 12 2016 | 12:03 pm - Columnist Michael Gerson: In the eighth year of a presidency, who is qualified to begin delivering a historical judgment? A more promising source of assessment is the opinions of high-level officials who actually participated in recent events.
Jan 06 2016 | 12:46 pm - Columnist Michael Gerson: If Trump were the nominee, the GOP would cease to be.
Dec 30 2015 | 10:46 am - The nation’s capital is experiencing something of a thaw in polarization and partisanship. And the largest iceberg that that has broken free is the Every Student Succeeds Act, the most consequential education reform in the last 15 years.
Dec 27 2015 | 9:32 am - The Republican field, on the evidence of its fifth presidential debate, is beginning to sort itself by seriousness.
Dec 16 2015 | 2:44 pm - Columnist Michael Gerson: The Republican field, on the evidence of its fifth presidential debate, is beginning to sort itself by seriousness.
Dec 15 2015 | 2:01 pm - Columnist Michael Gerson: By definition, Trump could be an evangelical if he were really serious about it. Actually being an evangelical, however, requires a basic grasp of theology.