Recent Articles by Michael Gerson
Published: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 6:00 pm MDT
In the Republican Party today, resistance is the evidence of principle.
Published: Saturday, June 18, 2016 6:00 pm MDT
Without a passion for universal human dignity and worth — the commitment to a common good in which the powerless are valued — politics is a spoils system for the winners. It degenerates into a way f...
Published: Monday, May 30, 2016 6:00 pm MDT
As a leader, Trump has succeeded by appealing to stereotypes and ugly hatreds that most American leaders have struggled to repress and contain.
Published: Saturday, May 28, 2016 6:00 pm MDT
Over the last four years, America has largely been a bystander in the largest strategic and humanitarian disaster of our time: the collapse of sovereignty in Syria.
Published: Wednesday, May 25, 2016 6:00 pm MDT
Donald Trump attacked the Republican establishment as low-energy, cowering weaklings. Now Republican leaders are lining up to surrender to him — like low-energy, cowering weaklings. The capitulation has j...
Published: Saturday, May 21, 2016 6:00 pm MDT
The uniqueness of the Dalai Lama's voice in global debates is his emphasis on the inner life. He roots the pursuit of peace in a "calm mind" — and displays it.
Published: Wednesday, May 18, 2016 6:00 pm MDT
This is a vicious and dangerous cycle: Dehumanizing rhetoric, leading to distrust of government and law enforcement, contributing to tragedies that feed dehumanizing rhetoric.
Published: Saturday, April 23, 2016 6:00 pm MDT
Life is illuminated by parables but conducted in messier stories.
Published: Wednesday, April 13, 2016 6:00 pm MDT
This outpouring of support for Bernie Sanders has come for a candidate who has all but lost. At least in this universe.
Published: Tuesday, April 12, 2016 6:00 pm MDT
Trump ended up hurting the pro-life cause by reviving a stereotype of harshness. And it is part of a pattern.