Recent Articles by Michael Gerson
Published: Monday, January 19, 2015 11:42 pm MST
President Obama needs to display his own core of leadership — if only to justify his stated strategy of regime elimination. His stance against terrorism has never been more needed.
Published: Thursday, January 15, 2015 11:29 pm MST
The biographer Eric Metaxas recently made waves by arguing that modern science increasingly "makes the case for God."
Published: Monday, January 12, 2015 7:23 pm MST
This is an underestimated source of dysfunction in American politics: The parties do not view themselves as losers, even when they lose.
Published: Thursday, January 8, 2015 11:29 pm MST
It is important to separate this violent political ideology from the faith of Islam, which an overwhelming majority of adherents find to be a source of comfort and compassion.
Published: Tuesday, December 30, 2014 7:22 pm MST
Clinton and Bush are each, roughly, in the mainstream of their respective parties. But those streams have dramatically diverged. A Clinton-Bush presidential contest would be among the clearest choices in modern...
Published: Monday, December 22, 2014 10:41 pm MST
The existence of norms is essential to social cohesion; the creative violation of norms is essential to social advancement.
Published: Monday, December 15, 2014 9:57 pm MST
America is in desperate need of a politics of repair, not a politics of demolition and rebuilding. We need leaders who take populist discontent seriously, but direct it toward projects of practical reform.
Published: Thursday, December 11, 2014 6:19 pm MST
Politics, in this view, is the grubby business of winning in order to put the proper technocrats in charge of large, complex systems. This assumes that academic and bureaucratic elites know how to run the world...
Published: Monday, December 8, 2014 10:04 pm MST
With the apparently imminent release of the Feinstein report on CIA interrogations of high-value terrorists a decade ago, let's consider the situation of intelligence personnel who have been involved.
Published: Monday, December 1, 2014 8:08 pm MST
What is needed is compassion, increased resources and data that shapes policy. And a memory of the lost — whose number still grows by nearly 30,000 each week.