Opinion | QAnon is terrifying. This is why.

“The Storm is coming,” say the conspiracy theorizers whose grotesque imaginings terrified the country to attention this week. Maybe they’re right. QAnon adherents encourage those seeking the truth to “follow the White Rabbit,” but it’s hard to hop down this hole without getting totally lost in their horrorland. The simplest description of the plot line…

Opinion | America is sacrificing the future

In 1933, when America’s most famous immigrant settled in Princeton, N.J., Franklin D. Roosevelt tried to invite Albert Einstein to the White House. Abraham Flexner, the founding director of the Institute for Advanced Study that had brought Einstein to Princeton, intercepted FDR’s letter before the intended recipient saw it. Flexner declined the invitation and rebuked…

Former federal prosecutor predicts Trump will be ‘unindicted co-conspirator…

A former federal prosecutor predicted that special counsel Robert Mueller will include President Trump as an “unindicted co-conspirator” in the Russia investigation. Joyce Vance, a former U.S. attorney for the North District of Alabama, said on an MSBNC panel Wednesday that it’s possible for Trump to appear on indictments without being named. Former federal prosecutor…