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Frank Bruni

The New York Times

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Recent articles by Frank:

Hate Is So Much Bigger Than Trump

Just look at history. Or at my inbox. → Read More

Debate Disappointment: I Wanted So Much More From Joe Biden

And I find myself fretting that none of these Democrats can beat Donald Trump. → Read More

Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, Marooned Together on Fantasy Island

These two progressives are in a bold — but awfully risky — place. → Read More

Joe Biden, Closet Republican

He’s the liberal Bob Dole, the looser Mitt Romney, the supposedly safe bet who’s owed a shot. → Read More

And Now, the Dream of a Harris-Buttigieg Ticket

Two new Democratic stars outshone Biden and Sanders on the debate stage. → Read More

Donald Trump Is Not America

His designs on Independence Day show his confusion about that. → Read More

The Mysteries of Kamala Harris

No Vanity Fair or Time magazine covers for her. Why is that? → Read More

Opinion | Mayor Pete Is Plenty Gay

And Democrats better not eat their own. → Read More

The Best Restaurant if You’re Over 50

It’s not just sex and sleep that change as you age. It’s supper. → Read More

The Patriot’s Guide to Election Fraud

Dan McCready was a starry-eyed novice. Then his House race in North Carolina was stolen. → Read More

A ‘Disgusting’ Yale Professor Moves On

How a target of students’ ire came to write a book about humanity’s transcendent goodness. → Read More

The Moral Wages of the College Admissions Mania

Just what is all this scheming and obsession with status teaching children? → Read More

Bribes to Get Into Yale and Stanford? What Else Is New?

A new college admissions scandal is just the latest proof of a grossly uneven playing field. → Read More

The Real Horror of the Anti-Vaxxers

This isn’t just a public health crisis. It’s a public sanity one. → Read More

Does John Hickenlooper Have a Secret Weapon?

Maybe nice guys finish Trump. → Read More

Donald Trump’s Phony America

As Michael Cohen made clear, this is the land of the fraud and the home of the knave. → Read More

In Defense of the Gerontocracy

Maybe older is better. Just look at Nancy Pelosi. → Read More

The Catholic Church Is Breaking People’s Hearts

It fires gay workers, vilifies gay priests and alienates parishioners who can’t make any sense of this. → Read More

The Vatican’s Gay Overlords

A sensational new book mines the Catholic Church’s sexual secrets. Will right-wing homophobes exploit it? → Read More

Opinion | Democrats, Stop Groveling

To triumph in 2020, care less about pleasing all of the people all of the time. → Read More