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Jun 26 2016 | 8:50 pm - Columnist Michael Gerson: More than 900 conservative Christian leaders witnessed Donald Trump field some softball questions. This was reassuring enough to reward him with a standing ovation and a positive buzz.
Jun 20 2016 | 10:17 am - Columnist Michael Gerson: Republicans are beginning to see that the main problem with their presumptive nominee is Trump’s public character, which no amount of last-minute coaching can change.
Jun 13 2016 | 5:22 pm - Columnist Michael Gerson: One of the manifold tragedies of the Orlando mass murder is how difficult it is for us to experience it and mourn it together.
Jun 10 2016 | 1:52 pm - Columnist Michael Gerson: No, Trump’s attack on Judge Gonzalo Curiel was not different in kind. But for Republican leaders, this much was new: Since Trump now owns them, they now own his prejudice.
Jun 06 2016 | 6:30 pm - Columnist Michael Gerson: On June 21, Donald Trump will meet with nearly 500 prominent evangelicals who are trying to get more comfortable with the idea of supporting a decidedly secular candidate.
May 31 2016 | 1:25 pm - Columnist Michael Gerson: For those of us with a certain political bent and background, this is the most depressing moment of all. The best of the GOP -- Marco Rubio and Paul Ryan, the intellectually serious reformicons who have called attention to...
May 16 2016 | 1:22 pm - Columnist Michael Gerson: In the category of credit where credit is due, Donald Trump has been exactly right in one important respect. He attacked the Republican establishment as low-energy, cowering weaklings. Now Republican leaders are lining up...
May 14 2016 | 1:09 pm - Columnist Michael Gerson: Hostility to outsiders, of course, pre-existed the political movement taking advantage of it. But what role does leadership play in encouraging this attitude?
May 09 2016 | 12:12 pm - Columnist Michael Gerson: In conversation, the Dalai Lama’s cast of mind is thoroughly empirical. You can see him considering a matter from various angles and revising his views based on new input.
May 03 2016 | 1:25 pm - Columnist Michael Gerson: The 2016 presidential race already counts an extraordinary accomplishment: It has made the 2000 election seem like the good old days.