S. E. Cupp

Posted August 27, 2015

There are a few existential questions which man has struggled but failed to answer conclusively, despite Sisyphean efforts, such as: Why are we here? What happens when we die? And why do kids go ape for "Frozen"?

Posted August 20, 2015

With Jimmy Carter's brave and touching announcement that he has cancer lesions on his brain, it's a good opportunity to reflect on his unexpected rise from small-town peanut farmer to president of the United States.

Posted August 13, 2015

The conversations are furious and exasperated: "When will it end?" "How is he leading?" "What do we do about him?"

Posted August 07, 2015

Of the 10 people who stood elbow-to-elbow, vying for only a handful of minutes to make their mark, it's safe to say no one won the Republican Party's first prime-time debate in Cleveland. But despite the crowded stage and limited airtime, we did learn a lot about the candidates and about what each of them needs to do moving forward. If this was a first-round audition, who gets a callback? And what should they work on for round two?

Posted July 30, 2015

Among the many words you might use to describe me -- some of which would likely hurt my parents' feelings and I'm certain aren't fit for print -- there are a few that I imagine would be fairly uncontroversial. "Mother" being one. "American" being another. You might also call me "healthy." That is, until you saw my morning hip-cracking performance.

Posted July 23, 2015

I've been enormously impressed with the way many of you have attempted to handle Donald Trump, who is proving to be an unnervingly resilient force in this nascent Republican primary.

Posted July 16, 2015

One controversial recipient of government funds, Planned Parenthood, has gone beyond objectionable into the realm of downright unforgivable.

Posted July 09, 2015

Trump's rise is a reflection of Americans' utter distaste for politicians and the way they speak, not their identification with most of Trump's views.

Posted July 02, 2015

And with all the recent news, it will be hard not to sigh a bit. From the tragic Charleston shooting to the riots in Baltimore and Ferguson, from bitter fights over health care and gay marriage to our renewed involvement in a war in the Middle East, from widening income inequality to a broken immigration system, it seems like a lot's going wrong in this divided nation.

Posted June 25, 2015

Conventional wisdom suggests the Supreme Court's ruling -- that federal subsidies are not illegal despite the sloppy language of the Affordable Care Act -- is a huge blow to Republicans, who have long been trying to dismantle an odious law that conservatives believe will inevitably make health insurance more expensive and greatly reduce quality of care.

Posted June 19, 2015

The idea that putting a historically important woman on the $10 bill is a gift of some sort is setting the bar pretty low.

Posted June 11, 2015

You can't go a day without someone complaining that technology is making us dumber, and it's tempting to agree. We are creatures of the hyperlink, where the only real knowledge we need is the knowledge of where to find knowledge.

Posted June 04, 2015

As Hillary Clinton's poll numbers fall -- most strikingly among Democrats -- one has to wonder where the serious Democratic challengers are.

Posted May 29, 2015

A long, long time ago -- way back in 2013 -- pro-choice progressives united in a new clarion call to make prescription birth control available over the counter. Now, for political reasons, they're changing their tune.

Posted May 22, 2015

More Americans than ever before -- a record-high of 60 percent, according to Gallup this week -- support gay marriage. But in the wake of a new scandal rocking the academic world, it's a good time to remind partisans and activists that the ends don't always justify the means.

Posted May 14, 2015

There's no way around it -- Jeb Bush fumbled this one.

Posted April 24, 2015

In a year and a half, Americans will elect a new president. What issues will be foremost in their minds?

Posted April 17, 2015

Later this month, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on gay marriage cases in four states, including Tennessee, where Val Tanco and Sophy Jesty are hoping their New York marriage will soon be recognized.

Posted April 09, 2015

In a preview of what might just be the laziest coverage angle of the 2016 presidential season, a new article about Republican presidential hopeful Carly Fiorina tries to compare her to -- get ready to act surprised -- Sarah Palin.

Posted April 04, 2015

As a species, human beings are nothing if not predictable.