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G-7 debacle proves Trump is operating on a different map

Jun 11 2018 | 4:07 pm - Columnist Michael Gerson: It is strange being in a foreign country and watching American post-World War II leadership — as practiced by presidents such as Harry Truman, Dwight Eisenhower and Ronald Reagan — collapse into a heap of...

Columnist Gerson: The pending danger of a memory-foam speaker conforming to shape of Trump

Jun 04 2018 | 1:01 pm - Columnist Michael Gerson: On the evidence of Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s CNN interview over the weekend, the likely next speaker of the House is a mindless sycophant and a threat to the constitutional order.

The massive failure of Christian political leadership

May 29 2018 | 11:49 am - Columnist Michael Gerson: What do these incidents add up to? A political, moral and religious failure of massive, discrediting proportions.

The globalization of threats — from terrorism to disease — is an unavoidable fact

May 21 2018 | 2:07 pm - Columnist Michael Gerson: Those who find “globalists” to be villains should attend to recent events in Congo.

Faith requires us to be outraged at every violation of human dignity

May 08 2018 | 1:51 pm - Columnist Michael Gerson: Evangelical Protestantism, thank God, is experiencing its own version of a #MeToo moment.

A contempt for science can have a human cost

May 04 2018 | 3:29 pm - Columnist Michael Gerson: In keeping with our era of ideological boycotts, I will no longer be purchasing Kind bars. Or Barilla pasta. Or Triscuit crackers. Or Del Monte diced tomatoes. Or Nutro dog food.

America needs a restoration of rhetoric

Apr 30 2018 | 4:59 pm - Columnist Michael Gerson: On a Saturday night in April, the rhetoric of our historical era reached a culminating, symbolic moment.

Conservatism’s high calling is to humanize change

Apr 27 2018 | 3:15 pm - Columnist Michael Gerson: Trying to explain Trump voters has become something of a cottage industry, both for those who want to exploit them and for those who want to marginalize them.

ICE and the bitter fruit of dehumanization

Apr 23 2018 | 3:05 pm - Columnist Michael Gerson: The attitude of President Trump toward federal law enforcement is, to put it mildly, mixed.

Speaker Ryan was doomed by a mismatch with his times

Apr 12 2018 | 2:10 pm - Columnist Michael Gerson: Some politicians fit their era perfectly; others are born out of their time.

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