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Charles M. Blow



Making America Safe?

  by Charles M. Blow CLEVELAND — So far, the Republican National Convention in Cleveland has been a slapdash spectacle of the absurd, with processions of B-list politicians and Z-list celebrities jockeying for the title…

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Newton Knight; The Other Tarzan

  by Charles M. Blow The movie “Free State of Jones” certainly doesn’t lack in ambition — it sprawls so that it feels like several films stitched together — but I still found it woefully…

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Omar Mateen, This was Our Monster

    by Charles M. Blow The massacre in Orlando, where 49 people were gunned down at an L.G.B.T. nightclub and dozens of others were wounded, came at the hands of a coward and a…

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Advantage Clinton.

    by Charles M. Blow   If trends hold and the parties’ front-runners become the parties’ nominees, November is going to be an epic election: a hobbled titan (Hillary Clinton) versus a mortally wounded…

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Lo’ The Democratic Rule-Changing Groups

    by Charles M. Blow There are two prominent features of the Democratic Party’s presidential selection process that are thoroughly undemocratic and undermine faith in the party: superdelegates (which favor Hillary Clinton) and caucuses…

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“Super Predator” Backlash

  by Charles M. Blow Days before Hillary Clinton thundered to an overwhelming victory over rival Bernie Sanders in South Carolina — largely on the strength of black voters who supported her by an even…

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Flint’s Poisoned Water

  by Charles M. Blow In November, I was the guest speaker at the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan’s annual dinner. Before I spoke, the group called to the stage a longtime investigative journalist…

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