There Is Another Democrat A.O.C. Should Be Mad At

The most significant Madisonian fact is that majority rule is both a good idea and an inevitable one: public opinion both “ought” to and “will” win out in a republic. But, crucially, it will do so “u...

Joe Biden’s Infrastructure Bill Is a Big Success

Joe Biden came to the White House at a pivotal moment in American history. We had become a country dividing into two nations, one highly educated and affluent and the other left behind. The economic ...

Inflation Will Hurt Biden’s Spending Plan

Focused on the demand side, even most pessimists — me included — missed a pressing problem. Supply-chain bottlenecks have led to shortages of many goods, a crisis that has been exacerbated by the rel...

When the Next Thing You Know Is That You Have Covid

Gail: I’m sure Delta is an avid reader. Bret: Luckily, the entire experience has been more “Curb Your Enthusiasm” than “ER.” I’ve lost my senses of taste and smell, which, given that I’ve received mu...

The Challenges Faced by the Democrats

To the Editor: Re “A Woke-Up Call for Democrats,” by Maureen Dowd (column, Nov. 7): Ms. Dowd is ignoring what the president and the Democratic Party are up against in trying to save America from disa...

A Conversation With a Virginia Democrat

Special thanks to Heather Murphy. The Daily is made by Lisa Tobin, Rachel Quester, Lynsea Garrison, Clare Toeniskoetter, Paige Cowett, Michael Simon Johnson, Brad Fisher, Larissa Anderson, Chris Wood...