• Half of Trump voters say Trump won popular vote

    A Politico/Morning Consult poll out early Wednesday found 49 percent of Trump voters think he won the popular vote, compared to just 40 percent who think Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton won it.

  • Revisiting H.L. Mencken in The Age of Trump

    by Frank Fear

    “On some great and glorious day, the plain folks of this land will reach their heart’s content at last, and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron.”

  • Because Americans Know Little History, Washington DC's Building Visitor Centers. Really.

    by Steven Knipp

    It is a statistical fact that we Americans remain in school longer than any other society in history, entering kindergarten at five and often only get catapulted out of academia a full quarter of a century later. Despite that impressive educational marker, whenever I hear young people open their months when visiting Washington, more often than not, they come across sounding like ignoramuses.