I wonder: what’s it like to be Pope Francis, waking up each morning in the Vatican knowing he’s surrounded by people praying fervently, and that many of them are begging God to make him die before noon?
Anti-Gay? Anti-Science? Antisemitic? Run for Governor of North Carolina!
Reflections on the mess (and magic) of politics and life.
Mr. Bruni is a contributing Opinion writer who was on the staff of The Times for more than 25 years.
The 2024 governor’s race in North Carolina just got underway. You care.
Not because this state is the nation’s ninth most populous, though that’s reason enough. But because what happens here is a referendum on how low Republicans will sink and how far they can nonetheless get.
Attorney General Josh Stein of North Carolina announced his candidacy last week. At present he’s the likeliest Democratic nominee
How Southern California helped birth white Christian nationalism
Part memoir, part history of Southern California’s formative role in the rise of the religious right, Bradley Onishi’s new book traces his growing estrangement from the faith he once zealously championed.
“Preparing for War: The Extremist History of White Christian Nationalism and What Comes Next” and author Bradley Onishi. Photo by Rudy Meyers