Each side is not only trying to spin the facts, but trying to spin itself as well.
For Ramesh Ponnuru's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
The U.S. Supreme Court chief justice has encountered some buyers' remorse, but that won't stop the confirmation of Trump's latest Supreme Court pick.
Tariffs subsidize narrow interests and for Americans as a whole the record is one of almost unrelieved failure.
The meaning of public symbols is not a private matter
The U.S. left's criticism of GOP lawmakers for not breaking with Trump is hollow and self-serving.
Campus speakers aren't doing violence to undergraduate neurons.
In Monday night's presidential debate, Donald Trump failed to convince doubters he's qualified to become president.
There is no European public to which the EU can be held accountable.
U.S. President Barack Obama can't apologize for the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki because large numbers of Americans believe they were justified.
The Republican nomination race has three stages left, and any of the remaining candidates could emerge the winner.