Tea Leaf Nation

Taipei’s Fiery New Mayor Knows Whose Culture Is Best

And it's not Taiwan's. In an interview, he discusses the benefits of colonization, his superior understanding of the Chinese Communist Party, and the state of the New York subway.


Lindsey Graham Is Wrong on Everything

The senator from the great state of South Carolina is considering a run for president, based on his foreign-policy prowess. Yikes.


German Right-Wing Leader Steps Down After Photos Emerge of Him Posing as Hitler

Lutz Bachmann and his Pegida movement had motivated thousands to hit the streets of Dresden to register their discontent with immigration to Germany.

The Cable

GOP Taps First Female Iraq Vet-Turned-Senator for State of the Union Rebuttal

A rising star in the GOP, Joni Ernst is expected to serve as a kingmaker in the 2016 elections.

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